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Soft Sugar Cookies Recipe

Looking for an easy Soft Sugar Cookies recipe? Learn how to make Soft Sugar Cookies using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by melissaellis2007

Makes 12 servings



Perfect for Christmas! VERY soft cookies!

Recipe Ingredients for Soft Sugar Cookies

1/2 cup shortening
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon lemon zest
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 cup white sugar
2 eggs, beaten
2 tablespoons milk
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 tablespoon baking soda

Recipe Directions for Soft Sugar Cookies

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

  2. Line baking sheets with parchment paper.

  3. In a large bowl blend the shortening, salt, lemon zest and nutmeg together. Add the sugar and beat well.

  4. Beat in the eggs and milk and mix until well combined.

  5. Sift flour, baking powder and baking soda together. Add to the shortening mixture and blend until combined.

  6. Drop dough by teaspoonfuls onto the baking sheets and flatten with a glass. Sprinkle tops with sugar.

  7. Bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 8 to 12 minutes.

  8. Makes 2 dozen cookies

Categories

Dessert, Christmas

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 57.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
229
Calories from Fat
86
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
9.5g
15%
Saturated Fat
2.9g
14%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
31mg
10%
Sodium
218mg
9%
Potassium
79mg
2%
Total Carbohydrates
32.9g
11%
Dietary Fiber
0.5g
2%
Sugars
16.9g
Protein
3.1g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 3% Iron 6%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
C-
    Bad points
  • High in sugar
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