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Aunt Hildegarde's Sugar Cookies


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By kc10
Member since 2006

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Ingredients

1 c. sugar
1 c. crisco (may use part butter)
1 egg
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.


Mmmm!


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Notes

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!!

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