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Easiest Ever Sugar Cookies

AMISH SUGAR COOKIES

No-roll, no-cut, and no-chill Amish sugar cookies will become your go-to recipe for your next potluck or bake sale. This modern adaptation of Amish sugar cookies produces the softest, no-fuss sugar cookies that will ever come out of your oven, just like grandma used to make!

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Amish Sugar Cookies
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 48

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 cup sugar
  • 1 cup confectioners sugar
  • 2 large eggs room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick vanilla extract

Instructions

  1. Pre-heat oven to 375°F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, and cream of tartar. Set aside.
  3. In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, cream together the butter, oil, and sugars on medium-high speed until light and fluffy, scraping the sides as necessary.
  4. Reduce speed to medium and add the eggs, one at a time, mixing just until combined. Add the vanilla and mix until combined.
  5. Reduce speed to low and add the flour in three additions, scraping down the sides as necessary.
  6. Drop dough of two tablespoons each onto the baking sheet, spacing two inches apart.
  7. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes, just until the edges begin to darken. Let cool on baking sheet.

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