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Ann's Soft Sugar Cookies

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“When I was 18 my friend Ann's parents owned a cafe in our small town (Uniontown, WA). One day she brought over the best sugar cookies I have ever tasted! I had to have the recipe...”
1hr 20mins
2-3 dozen cookies

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix together butter, sugar, egg, vanilla, and almond extract in a large bowl.
  2. In another bowl stir together flour, soda, and cream of tartar.
  3. Slowly add the dry mixture to the wet ingredients.
  4. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours.
  5. Preheat oven to 375.
  6. Divide dough in half.
  7. On a lightly floured surface roll each half to 3/16 of an inch.
  8. Cut out shapes as desired and sprinkle with sugar.
  9. Bake on cookie sheets for about 8 minutes.

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