Aunt Hilda's Sugar Dream Cookies
Recipe from Midwest Living

These rich butter cookies are rolled in sugar, giving them a little sparkle on top. Serve them with a cup of coffee or hot chocolate.



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Ingredients
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    1/2  cup 
    butter, softened
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    1/2  cup 
    cooking oil
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    1   cup 
    powdered sugar
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    1/2  cup 
    granulated sugar
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    3/4  teaspoon 
    baking soda
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    3/4  teaspoon 
    cream of tartar
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    1/4  teaspoon 
    salt
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    1   
    egg, lightly beaten
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    3/4  teaspoon 
    vanilla
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    2 1/2  cups 
    all-purpose flour
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    1/3  cup 
    granulated sugar, coarse crystal sugar or colored sugar

Directions
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In a large mixing bowl, beat the butter with an electric mixer for 30 seconds. Gradually add oil, beating on low speed until well combined and scraping sides of bowl. Add the powdered sugar, 1/2 cup granulated sugar, baking soda, cream of tartar and salt. Beat until combined. Beat in egg and vanilla. Beat in as much of the flour as you can with the mixer. Stir in any remaining flour.
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Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Roll balls in 1/3 cup granulated sugar. Place 3 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets. Using the bottom of a glass dipped in granulated sugar, flatten dough to 2 1/2-inch rounds.
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Bake cookies in a 350 degree F oven about 9 minutes or until tops are slightly cracked and edges are set (do not let edges brown). Transfer cookies to wire racks and let cool. Makes about 48 cookies.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 95, Fat, total (g) 4, chol. (mg) 9, sat. fat (g) 2, carb. (g) 11, Monosaturated fat (g) 2, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 1, sugar (g) 6, pro. (g) 1, vit. A (IU) 49, Thiamin (mg) 0, Riboflavin (mg) 0, Niacin (mg) 0, Folate (g) 12, sodium (mg) 47, Potassium (mg) 21, iron (mg) 0, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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