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Drop Sugar Cookies

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about 4 dozen


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter or margarine, softened
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup C&H® Powdered Sugar
  • 1/2 cup C&H® Granulated Sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • addtional, for sprinkling C&H® Granulated Sugar
  • Food coloring or colored sugar (optional for sprinkling)


Preheat oven to 375°F. Stir together flour, cream of tartar, baking soda and salt in mixing bowl; set aside. Beat butter, oil and sugars in large bowl until light and fluffy. Add egg and vanilla; beat well. Add flour mixture, beating at low speed until well mixed.

Drop dough by rounded teaspoons onto baking sheet. Sprinkle with plain or colored granulated sugar. Bake 8-10 minutes; allow to cool.

Featured By: Mary Lou Gilroy of Omaha, NE

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