Wow! What a wonderful collection. I think you are in the cookie spirit too! I will be trying all these when we thaw enough to have water to clean up after baking. Right now most of our dishes are out and in need of washing.
1 cup of real butter 1 cup of vegetable oil 1 cup of granulated sugar 1 cup of powdered sugar 2 eggs, beaten 4 1/2 cups of flour 1 teaspoon of soda 1 teaspoon of cream of tartar
Mix together, beat well and add 1 teaspoon vanilla. Drop by teaspoon onto baking sheet (slightly greased). Bake 10 minutes in 375 degree oven.
SUGAR COOKIES posted by Robin 13/7/99, My mother is diabetic and loves her cookies! These are her favorite all-time diabetic cookies: The sugar cookies are a firm, dry type of cookie .
1/2 c. sugar; 1/3 c. powdered sugar; 1/2 stick margarine; 1/3 c. vegetable oil; 1 large egg; 1 t. vanilla; 1 t. lemon flavor; 2 T. water; 2 1/4 c. flour; 1/2 t. baking soda; 1/2 t. cream of tartar; 1/2 t. salt
Place both sugars, margarine and oil in bowl and mix at medium until creamy. Add the egg, vanilla, lemon flavor and water and mix for another 30 sec. on medium. Scrape down the sides of bowl with spatula. Stir the remaining ingredients together and blend and then add to creamy mixture and mix at medium. Form dough into 24 balls using one tablespoon dough per ball (measure carefully to keep the exchanges accurate!). Place balls on cookie sheets that have been sprayed with pam spray. Press the balls down with the back of a spoon that has been dipped in water to about 1/2"; thick. Bake at 375o for 12-14 min. until lightly brown on sides and bottom. Remove and cool
(1 bread exch. and 1 fat exch. per cookie)
Low Fat Frosted Sugar Cookies
Cookies 10 tablespoons margarine, softened 2 tablespoons fat-free sour cream 1 egg 1 teaspoon lemon extract 1 cup confectioner's sugar 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt ground cinnamon, as garnish
Sugar Frosting 2 cups confectioner's sugar 1/2 teaspoon lemon or vanilla extract 2 to 3 tablespoons fat-free milk
Yield: 6 Dozen Cookies
Preheat oven to 375°F.
Beat margarine, sour cream, egg, and lemon extract in medium bowl until smooth; mix in sugar. Mix in combined flour, baking powder, and salt. Refrigerate dough 4 to 6 hours.
Roll dough on floured surface to 1/4-inch thickness. Cut cookies into decorative shapes with 2-inch cookie cutters. Bake on greased or sprayed cookie sheets until lightly browned, 8 to 10 minutes. Cool on wire racks.
Make frosting by mixing confectioner's sugar, lemon or vanilla extract, and enough milk to make spreadable consistency.
Frost cooled cookies with frosting; sprinkle very lightly with cinnamon.
Per Cookie: 48 Cal; 2 g Total Fat (0.5 g Sat Fat): 8 g Carb; 3 mg Cholesterol; 45 mg Sodium
I am looking for an old, very old recipe for Sugar Cookies.
My grandmother used to make sugar cookies with butter she churned, eggs from her truly free range chickens and cream you had to cut from the settling pans. I am looking for a recipe that uses the heavy cream she used. Does anyone have such recipe?
These are to teach my grandchildren things my great grandmother taught me. Sort of family traditions for Christmas. I will create a modification that will better serve today's nutritional needs. thank you all
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