Old Time Soft Sugar Cookies

Old Time Soft Sugar Cookies


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Old Time Soft Sugar Cookies


½ Cup Shortening

½ Cup Sugar

½ Cup Brown Sugar

1 Egg

¾ Cup Buttermilk

1 Teaspoon Vanilla

2 Cups Unbleached Flour

½ Teaspoon Baking Soda

½ Teaspoon Salt

Topping: ¼ Cup Sugar & 1 Teaspoon Cinnamon

Cream together the shortening, sugar and brown sugar. Mix in the egg, then the buttermilk and vanilla. Combine the dry ingredients in a medium size bowl. Stir the dry ingredients into the creamed mixture. Chill the dough for 1 hour in the refrigerator. Drop the dough by round teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart on either a lightly greased or parchment paper lined baking sheet. Combine the topping ingredients in a small size bowl and sprinkle on top of the cookie dough. Preheat the oven to 400°F. Bake for 8 minutes until set. Makes 4 dozen cookies.


    Victoria has been cooking and writing recipes since she was a a young girl. Originally from Nebraska, her appreciation for culinary technique took off when she moved to Lyon, France. Victoria is published in Hearst Newspapers, Greenwich Free Press, New Canaanite, and more.

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