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Cracked Sugar Cookies
Submitted by:  Mackie Kyle
    

 

 
  Prep Time: approx. 10 Minutes
Cook Time: approx. 12 Minutes/Batch
 

" This recipe has been handed down from generation to generation, a sure classic. "
 
Ingredients
  • 2-1/2 Cups sifted all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter or margarine, softened
  • 1-1/4 cups sugar
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
   
Directions
1  

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease cookies sheets.

2  

Sift together flour, baking soda and cream of tartar onto wax paper.  Set the mixture aside.

3  

Beat together butter and sugar in large bowl with electric mixer until fluffy, about 3 minutes.  Beat in egg yolks and vanilla.  Gradually add flour mixture in 4 parts, beating well after each addition, until well blended.

4  

Shape dough into balls, using 1 level measuring tablespoonful for each ball.  Place balls 2 inches apart on prepared cookie sheets; do not flatten.

5  

Bake in preheated oven for 12 minutes or until lightly golden around edges.  Remove cookies to wire racks to cool.

 
 
Makes 3-1/2 dozen

 

 
Nutrition at a glance
Servings Per Recipe: 3-1/2
amount per serving
Calories 89  
Protein 1g
Total Fat 5g
Sodium 21mg
Cholesterol 31mg
Carbohydrates 11g