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Soft Sugar Cookies by Food Storage Moms
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
25 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 36 cookies
  • 1 cup softened butter (no substitute)
  • 3/4 cup oil (I use vegetable oil)
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cream of Tartar
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 5 cups white bread flour
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Cream all the ingredients together except the flour. Slowly add the flour until blended with heavy duty mixer.
  3. Use a cookie scoop (I used the purple-1/8 cup scoop) and place each scoop about two inches apart on greased cookie sheet. Parchment paper or Silpat mat works great too. Next, push the center of the cookies as illustrated above with a small glass bottom or tart pusher but not all the way through. I bake my cookies for 8-10 minutes. (please note *whole wheat takes longer to bake-9-10 minutes).

Recipe Notes

Cream Cheese Frosting: Frosts one bundt cake or 3-4 dozen cookies or 3 dozen cupcakes. Ingredients: 1/2 cup butter softened 1-eight ounce cream cheese (softened) 3 to 3-1/2 cups powdered sugar 1-2 teaspoons vanilla Instructions: Cream the butter with the cream cheese and slowly add the powdered sugar to the thickness you desire. Add the vanilla until blended.