Amazing Cookie Recipes

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Recipe: Best Sugar Cookies

Recipe: Best Sugar Cookies

1 cup butter
3/4 oil
3/4 sugar
1 cup powdered sugar
2 eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
41/2 cups flour
1 teaspoon soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon cream of tartar

Powdered Sugar Icing:
2 tablespoons butter, softened
4 cups powdered sugar, sifted
1/2 to 2/3 cup milk
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon almond extract

Cookie: Beat butter and oil together. Gradually add sugars, beating well. Add eggs and vanilla. Mix well. Combine flour, soda, salt and cream of tartar. Gradually add to butter mixture and mix well.

Refrigerate for several hours. Roll out gently on lightly floured surface with lightly floured rolling pin to about 1/4-inch thickness. Use any type of cookie cutter. Bake at 375 F for 10 minutes or until edges are barely brown. Don’t over bake. This entire recipe can be done by hand or with a mixer.

Makes 3 dozen.

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Recipe: Stained Glass Valentine Sugar Cookies

Recipe: Stained Glass Valentine Sugar Cookies

1 1/2 c. powdered sugar
1 c. margarine or butter, softened
1 egg
1 tsp. vanilla
1/2 tsp. lemon extract
2 1/2 c. flour
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. cream of tartar

Mix powdered sugar, margarine, egg, vanilla and lemon extract. Stir in flour, baking soda and cream of tartar. Cover and refrigerate at least 3 hours. Heat oven to 375 degrees. Divide dough into quarters. Roll each quarter 3/16 inch thick on lightly floured cloth covered board (leave remainder in refrigerator). Cut into desired shapes. Sprinkle with granulated sugar (optional). Place on lightly greased cookie sheet (or use parchment paper). Bake until edges are light brown, 7 to 9 minutes.

Makes about 5 dozen. Store in airtight container or freeze.

For Stained glass cookies:

Either divide dough in half, or make 2 batches. Color half with food coloring (or divide further for more colors). Roll first color out 1/8 inch thick, cut into desired shapes, and place on cookie sheet 1 inch apart. Roll next color, cut and place on top of first color. Then bake as above.

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Recipe: Chocolate Sugar Cookies

Recipe: Chocolate Sugar Cookies

3 squares Baker’s Unsweetened Chocolate
1 cup (2 sticks) margarine or butter
1 cup sugar
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
Additional sugar

Microwave chocolate and margarine in large microwavable bowl on HIGH 2 minutes or until margarine is melted. Stir until chocolate is completely melted.

Stir 1 cup sugar into melted chocolate mixture until well blended. Stir in egg and vanilla until completely mixed. Mix in flour, soda and salt. Refrigerate 30 minutes.

Heat oven to 375 F. Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Roll in additional sugar. Place on ungreased cookie sheets.

Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until set. Remove from cookie sheet to cool on wire racks.

Makes about 3 1/2 dozen cookies.

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