Thursday, November 4, 2010

softest sugar cookies recipe...

i've said this before but my favorite cookbooks are those that come together from
we cooked some of the softest sugar cookies this weekend
and i like my cookies soft!
i loved this recipe so much i want to share.
not the cookies, but the recipe.
i'll share the recipe.

soft sugar cookies

  • 1 c. margarine                      
  • 2 c. sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 c. buttermilk
  • 1-3/4 tsp. vanilla
  • 5 c. flour
  • 1-3/4 tsp. baking soda
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 2 tsp. cream of tartar
  • 1 tsp. salt
cream margarine and sugar, add eggs.  combine buttermilk and vanilla. add the dry ingredients alternately with the buttermilk mixture. knead a small amount of flour into dough, then roll out to a little less than 1/4 inch thickness. cut into desired shapes.(we chose pumpkin, skeleton, shapes of course) Bake on greased cookie sheets for 6-8 minutes at 375 just until set, not brown. Frost. makes approximately 5 dozen cookies.

  • 3 T melted margarine or butter
  • 2 c. powdered sugar
  • 2 or 3 T. milk or cream
  • 3/4 tsp. vanilla
  • 3/4 tsp. almond extract

Mix all ingredients until smooth.

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