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RECIPE: Mom’s Sugar Cookies

Use bottom glass dipped sugar flatten cookies before baking. | Jean Lachat~Sun-Times

Use the bottom of a glass dipped in sugar to flatten the cookies before baking. | Jean Lachat~Sun-Times

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Updated: January 8, 2012 8:01AM


1/2 cup margarine

1/2 cup butter

1 cup vegetable oil

1 cup confectioners’ sugar

1 cup granulated sugar

2 eggs

2 teaspoons vanilla

1 teaspoon cream of tartar


1/2 teaspoons baking soda

1 teaspoon salt

5 cups flour

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Beat together margarine, butter and oil. Add remaining ingredients in order listed, mixing after each addition. Form dough into walnut-size balls. Flatten balls using bottom of glass dipped in water, then sugar. Bake for 10 to 15 minutes. Enjoy with a glass of cold milk.

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Nutrition facts per cookie:

54 calories, 3 g fat, 1 g saturated fat, 5 mg cholesterol, 5 g carbohydrates, 1 g sugars, 1 g protein, 42 mg sodium, 0 g fiber

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