bestsugarcookies
Desserts

Best Sugar Cookies in the World
That's quite a claim. Make them and let us know if they are, indeed, the best sugar cookies in the world...

Ingredients:
  • 1 cup shortening
  • ½ cup powdered sugar
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons soft butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups flour
  • ½ teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
Directions:
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Cream shortening, sugars and butter. Stir in vanilla and egg. Mix dry ingredients and blend into shortening mixture. Refrigerate 10-15 minutes.
  3. Put about a tablespoon of mixture 3 inches apart on un-greased baking sheet.
  4. Bake for 12 minutes at 350 degrees. When cooling, sprinkle with sugar.