Mom's Sugar Cookies
 
request from: liz looking for a sugar cookie recipe 
looking for a sugar cookie recipe like one my grandmother used to bake. 
she died before i got the recipe. when this sugar cookie bakes it 
really spreads out. i believe they had cream of tartar in them. 
 
 
 
this is my mom's recipe who is now 80: 
 
sugar cookies 
 
1 cup  butter softened
2 cup  sugar
3   eggs
4 cup  flour
1 tsp  baking soda
1 tsp  cream of tarter
pinch  of salt
1 - 2 tsp  vanilla
  sugar for topping
 
  cream butter and 2 cups sugar. add eggs. sift flour and dry ingredients
  and add to creamed mixture. add vanilla. chill dough until firm enough to
  make small balls (teaspoon size) with hands or mellon baller. mark with
  fork dipped into flour. sprinkle with sugar. bake at 350 degrees f for
7 - 10   minutes will be very light, take out to cool. makes approximately
4 doz. 
 
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(ID: 12082) Mirror: rec.food.recipes: Thu, Jun 26, 2003


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