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Saturday, December 24, 2011

Snowflake Sugar Cookies

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This sugar cookie recipe is an absolute favorite at our house!  It is simple to make and tastes delicious! 

Snowflake Sugar Cookies

Ingredients:

  • 1 C. butter
  • 1 C. vegetable oil
  • 1 C. white sugar
  • 1 C. powdered sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 4 C. flour
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. cream of tartar
  • 1 tsp. salt
  1. Cream together butter, oil, sugar, and powdered sugar and whip until smooth and fluffy.  Beat in eggs (on at a time) and then stir in vanilla.
  2. Combine flour, baking soda, cream of tartar, and salt.  Stir into the sugar mixture until blended.  Cover and chill dough for at least 3 hours or overnight.

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  1. Roll dough into balls and roll into sugar.  Press ball with the open end of a plastic thread spool.  Dip the spool into sugar each time to prevent sticking.
  2. Bake for 8 – 10 minutes in a 350 degree oven.  Do not over bake!

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3 SWEET COMMENTS::

Sarah said...

So smart! Love it. Merry Christmas!

Jenn said...

Great idea!

Vanessa @ {nifty thrifty things} said...

What a great idea! :)
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