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Drop Sugar Cookies

No recipe image available.Old-fashioned sugar cookies that are rolled into balls and then pressed flat to bake.

Recipe Ingredients:

4 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon cream of tartar
1 cup butter, softened
1 cup vegetable oil
1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
1 cup granulated sugar
2 large eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon almond extract
Sugar for rolling (plain or colored)

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven 375°F (190°C).
  2. Combine flour, baking soda and cream of tartar, mixing well; set aside.
  3. With electric mixer, cream sugars, oil and butter. Add eggs and vanilla and beat until lightened in color. Stir in flour mixture just until mixed.
  4. Roll into 1-inch balls. Roll in sugar place on non-stick baking sheets about 2-inches apart and flatten with fork in criss-cross pattern.
  5. Bake for approximately 10 minutes. Transfer to wire racks to cool completely. Store in tightly sealed container.

Makes 6 dozen cookies.