Desserts :: Cookies


These are Sam's favorite cookies. Alex even likes them too.

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Prep. Time: mins
Cook Time: mins
Oven Temp.: F
Makes about 24 cookies

Preheat oven to 375F
1/2 cup margarine or butter
1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup sugar
1 egg
1/2 tsp. vanilla
1/4 tsp. baking soda
1/4 tsp. cream of tartar
2 tbsp. sugar
1 tsp. ground cinnamon
  1. In a mixing bowl beat the margarine or butter with an electric mixer on medium to high speed for 30 seconds.
  2. Add about half of the flour, the 1 cup of sugar, the egg, vanilla, baking soda, and cream of tartar.
  3. Beat till thoroughly combined.
  4. Beat in remaining flour.
  5. Cover and chill 1 hour
  6. Shape dough into 1-inch balls.
  7. Combine the 2 tbsp. sugar and cinnamon.
  8. Roll balls in sugar-cinnamon mixture.
  9. Place 2 inches apart on an ungreased cookie sheet.
  10. Bake in a 375F oven for 10 to 11 minutes or till edges are golden.
  11. Cool cookies on a wire rack.

Submitted by: Sue Melhorn

Source: Better Homes and Garden - New Cook Book

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