Pioneer Sugar Cookies

40
Servings
3h
Prep Time
10m
Cook Time
3h 10m
Ready In

Recipe: #36584

March 07, 2021



"Can use 1/3 cup shortening 1/3 cup butter 1/3 cup lard instead of just butter From meta givens they said lard makes recipe a keeper"

Original recipe yields 40 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (42.2 g)
  • Calories 136.6
  • Total Fat - 6.7 g
  • Saturated Fat - 3.7 g
  • Cholesterol - 58.9 mg
  • Sodium - 145.3 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 16.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 1.3 g
  • Sugars - 7.6 g
  • Protein - 3.5 g
  • Calcium - 27 mg
  • Iron - 0.7 mg
  • Vitamin C - 0 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.1 mg

Step 1

Grease baking sheet lightly.

Step 2

Start oven 10 minutes before baking

Step 3

Set to hot (450 degrees F.)

Step 4

Use a 3-qt mixing bowl and mix with a wooden spoon.

Step 5

Sift flour, measure, resift 4 times with the dry ingredients.

Step 6

Cream butter or combination of shortenings until smooth

Step 7

Add sugar gradually, creaming well.

Step 8

Stir in vanilla, then beat in eggs until fluffy.

Step 9

Add flour mixture alternately with cream in 2 or 3 portions, mixing until smooth after each.

Step 10

Scrape off spoon, remove.

Step 11

Cover bowl and chill in refrigerator an hour or so to firm dough for easier rolling.

Step 12

Remove 1/3 of dough at a time.

Step 13

Roll out on a slightly floured pastry cloth with stockinet-covered rolling pin 1/4-inch thick.

Step 14

Cut out with a 3 1/2-inch cutter.

Step 15

Place on a prepared baking sheet. Sprinkle with sugar, if desired.

Step 16

Bake 9 to 10 minutes.

Step 17

Remove at once to cake rack to cool. Store in a tight-covered cookie jar or box with waxed paper between layers.

Step 18

40 cookies.

Tips & Variations


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