Easy, Soft Sugar Cookie Recipe

Does anyone have an easy, soft sugar cookie recipe?


December 28, 20080 found this helpful

I've used this recipe for years. In fact, when my daughter was in kindergarten the teacher liked the recipe and used it for years in the classroom. It makes a very "workable" dough. ENJOY!

1/2 cup butter

1/2 cup shortening

2/3 cup sugar

2 eggs

1 1/2 tsp vanilla

Mix all together

Blend in:

3 cups flour

1 tsp salt

1/2 tsp soda

Chill and then cut out. Bake at 400 for 8-10 minutes


Cream together:

1/4 cup butter

2 cups powdered sugar


1 tsp vanilla

2 T milk

Color as desired

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January 4, 20090 found this helpful

I always go to www.allrecipe.com. You can search for any recipes. Others that have make the recipe give a rating and an opinion. It helps you to pick out the best recipe. Now people think I am a great cook! I keep all my recipes there in my own personal "recipe box".

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January 5, 20090 found this helpful

Have been using this for 50 years because it is so easy.


1 cup margarine

1 cup white sugar

1 egg

1 tsp vanilla

2 TBLS milk

2 1/2 cup flour

1/2 tsp baking soda

1/4 tsp salt

Cream margarine, sugar, til smooth. Add egg,milk and vanilla to mixture.

Gradually add flour, soda and salt.

Roll into balls. Dip in sugar (I use colored sugar) and flatten with bottom of glass

Bake in pre-heated oven 375 degree for 11 - 12 mins.

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