Crispy Vanilla Sugar Cookies Recipe

Crispy Vanilla Sugar Cookies Recipe

Crispy Vanilla Sugar Cookies Recipe
  • icons/brand/timer copy 2 Created with Sketch. Cook Time: 3 Hours, 26 Minutes
  • icons/brand/silverware copy Created with Sketch. Yield: 3-1/2 dozen
  • Crispy and tender, bet you can't eat just one!


  • 1/2 cup butter, softened (no substitutes)
  • 1/2 cup corn oil
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tsp Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp Cream of Tartar
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • Additional sugar for tops of cookies


  1. Cream butter, oil, sugar and powdered sugar in a large bowl with an electric mixer.
  2. Beat in egg and vanilla extract.
  3. Combine flour, baking powder, salt and cream of tartar.
  4. Gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well.
  5. Chill for 2 to 3 hours.
  6. Roll dough into 1-inch balls.
  7. Place on ungreased baking sheet.
  8. Dip a flat bottomed drinking glass into sugar and gently flatten each cookie.
  9. Bake at 350F for 9 to 11 minutes or until edges of cookies are lightly browned.
  10. Immediately remove from baking sheets and cool on racks.


Use a glass with a molded bottom for a more decorative appearance.