Old-Fashioned Sugar Cookies

Old-Fashioned Sugar Cookies

Submitted by Ella Rice


  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 4 cups flour
  • 1 tsp. cream of tarter


  • Preheat oven to 375. Thoroughly cream together butter, vegetable oil, and both sugars. Add vanilla and eggs. Sift dry ingredients and stir into wet mixture. Roll teaspoonfuls of soft dough into a ball. Roll balls in sugar. Place on a lightly greased pan. Wet bottom of glass and dip in sugar. Press down on cookies with glass. To make design, press dough with fork (optional). Bake for 12 minutes. Best served with milk. Makes around 8 dozen.