Friday, November 21, 2014

Blue Ribbon Sugar Cookies

Prep time: 45 minutes
Baking time: 7 minutes
Makes: 6 dozen

1 cup butter
1/2 cup powdered sugar
1/2 cup sugar
1 egg
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
2-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon cream of tarter
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
Sugar, if desired

Heat oven to 375 degrees. Combine butter, powdered sugar and 1/2 cup sugar in large bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Add egg and vanilla; continue beating until well mixed. Reduce speed to low; add flour, cream of tarter and baking soda. Beat until dough forms a bowl. Shape dough into 1 inch balls. Place 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets.

Flatten to about 1-1/2 inches with bottom of glass dipped in sugar; sprinkle with decorator sugars if desired. Bake for 7 to 9 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Let stand 1 minute; remove from cookie sheets.

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