Tender Crisp Sugar Cookies Recipe


1-1/2 cups butter
1-1/2 cups shortening
1-1/2 cups white sugar
1-1/2 cups confectioners' sugar
1 tablespoon and 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
3 eggs
6-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
1-1/2 teaspoons baking soda
1-1/2 teaspoons cream of tartar
1/2 teaspoon salt

Makes 10 dozen (60 servings).

1 Cream butter, shortening and sugars until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs and vanilla. Sift dry ingredients, add to creamed mixture; mix to blend.
2 Shape dough into 1 inch balls. Dip in regular or colored sugar or decorator sprinkles. Place on lightly greased cookie sheet. Flatten slightly with the bottom of a water glass.
3 Bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 10-12
minutes. *Larger cookies bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 15 minutes.

Tender Crisp Sugar Cookies

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