Aunt Hildegarde's Sugar Cookies
1 c. sugar
1 c. crisco (may use part butter)
1 tsp. vanilla
2 c. flour
1 tsp. soda
1 tsp. cream of tartar
1/2 tsp. salt
Cream sugar, crisco, egg & vanilla.
Add dry ingredients.
Form into balls about the size of a walnut.
Dip in sugar but DO NOT PRESS DOWN!!!
They crack open and flatten as they bake. Bake in 350º oven for 10 - 12 minutes or 'til edges are light brown.
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These are the most tender and best tasting sugar cookies I've ever had!! I got this recipe from a very good friend who's Aunt Hildegarde was reknowed for her baked goodies. And she was always generous in sharing her recipes, too!! These will absolutely melt in your mouth!!