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Butter Meltaways

Butter Meltaways

"Beech Grove, Indiana field editor Sue Call suggests, 'Add variety to this recipe by substituting lemon flavoring for the vanilla plus a teaspoon of lemon peel.'"
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30 m servings
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  1. In a mixing bowl, cream butter, oil and sugars. Add egg and vanilla. Combine flour, baking soda and cream of tartar; gradually add to the creamed mixture. Chill for several hours or overnight.
  2. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls 2 in. apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Flatten with a fork dipped in flour; sprinkle with sugar. Bake at 350 degrees F for 13-15 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool on wire racks.

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OMG! What a delicious little cookie! It's light, buttery, and melts in your mouth. It's not overly sweet and has a delicate crunch. It's almost like a cross between a sugar cookie and a shortbr...

Most helpful critical review

These are Snickerdoodles without the snicker! I thought they were just plain and boring.

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OMG! What a delicious little cookie! It's light, buttery, and melts in your mouth. It's not overly sweet and has a delicate crunch. It's almost like a cross between a sugar cookie and a shortbr...

This is a real winner - I hit the jackpot on this one! So glad I tried these and, as this recipe's first reviewer, I hope I can tempt others to try it too! I knew from the get-go that with its i...

These are seriously addictive cookies. I first had them as a kid at a great Aunt's home and we've always called them Auntie Edna's cookies. They defy description, crisp but delicate and tender.....

These are Snickerdoodles without the snicker! I thought they were just plain and boring.

Delicious! I agree with the earlier reviewer that this is a cross between and a butter cookie and a shortbread cookie. It's light, crispy, and perfect on a hot summer day. I like the way the fo...

Great plain cookies. Very hard to eat just one! I reduce bake time for a softer cookie.

Followed the recipe exactly. They did melt in your mouth, but they weren't as flavorful as I would liked. I used unsalted butter and if I made them again I would use salted butter or add some ...

Excellent. These hold their shape well and just melt in the mouth. I already have requests to make these again. Thankyou Sue

A wonderfully buttery cookie that truly does melt in your mouth! I made these for coworkers and they have done nothing but rave about how good they are. I was in a slight crunch for time (helps ...

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