[CnD] Old Fashioned sugar Cookies - My Go To Recipe

Kathy Brandt katya20707 at comcast.net
Fri Oct 12 18:03:40 EDT 2018


The recipe says two cups of butter. When I saw that, I thought, that’s a lot! The recipe should be corrected to say two sticks of butter; one stick of butter equals half a cup.

> On Oct 12, 2018, at 4:13 PM, Marilyn Pennington via Cookinginthedark <cookinginthedark at acbradio.org> wrote:
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> You will need two sticks of butter for this recipe.  It sounds good and I'll be trying it.
> 
> Marilyn
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> From: Reinhard Stebner via Cookinginthedark <cookinginthedark at acbradio.org> 
> Sent: Friday, October 12, 2018 12:45 PM
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> Cc: Reinhard Stebner <reinhard.stebner at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [CnD] Old Fashioned sugar Cookies - My Go To Recipe
> 
> How many sticks of butter makes one cup? It would be helpful if you were to say in the recipe how many sticks. I think I think one stick is half a cup correct?
> 
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>> On Oct 12, 2018, at 12:08 PM, Food Dude via Cookinginthedark <cookinginthedark at acbradio.org> wrote:
>> 
>> Howdy Folks,
>> 
>> I just tossed together another batch of this cookie bough!
>> 
>> It makes great sugar cookies and it is so easy!
>> 
>> I will bake a couple of sheets of these...and then roll the rest of the dough into balls and freeze them for another day.
>> 
>> I try to freeze them in sixes...half a dozen.
>> 
>> It makes it so easy to bake  a quick batch of cookies...
>> Pull a bag out of the freezer, let thaw, roll in sugar and bake!
>> I even make cookies for dessert...it is a fun surprise!
>> Plus, by rolling the cookies before you bake them in sugar, you can choose different sugar colors for different occasions!
>> Enjoy!
>> 
>> Old Fashioned Sugar Cookies
>> 
>> Ingredients:
>> 
>> 2 cups melted butter
>> 2 cups powdered sugar
>> 1 cup white sugar
>> 2 eggs
>> 2 tsp vanilla
>> 1 tsp lemon zest(optional)
>> 1 tsp baking soda
>> 1 tsp cream of tartar  (a must)
>> 1 tsp salt
>> 4 and ½ cups flour
>> ½ cup white sugar in a small bowl for later
>> 
>> Directions:
>> 
>>     Melt butter, add sugars and mix,
>> let cool to room temp and mix eggs, one at a time.
>> Than add the vanilla, zest, baking soda, cream of tartar, and salt, and  mix well.  Add flour in increments, mixing as you go with each amount.
>>     Chill dough at least one hour.  When ready to bake, preheat oven 
>> to 325 degrees and place rack in middle of oven.
>>     Make walnut sized balls (I use a 1 1/2 tablespoon cookie scoop) 
>> roll in sugar( add colored sugars for seasonal flare).
>> Directions:
>> Preheat oven to 325 F.
>> 
>> Place 12 on greased cookie sheet and flatten.
>>     Bake at 325 F for 10 to 15 minutes so they are golden on top Cool 
>> on sheet 2 minutes before placing on wire grid to finish cooling.
>> 
>> I hope y'all love them! I do!
>> 
>> Keep on Cooking y'all!
>> Dale Campbell
>> Home Cook & Host Cooking In The Dark
>> http://cookinginthedark.libsyn.com
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