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Aunt Betty's Rich Sugar Cookies

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Ingredients

1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup oil
1 egg
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 cup powdered sugar
1/2 cup granulated sugar
2 cups flour
1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
Sugar or colored sugar to sprinkle on top of cookies

Instructions

Cream butter, oil, egg and vanilla in large bowl. Add powdered sugar and granulated sugar. Mix well until creamy. Mix flour, cream of tartar, baking soda and salt in another bowl. Add dry ingredients to creamed ingredients. Stir until well mixed. Chill dough in refrigerator for one hour. Roll dough into walnut size balls. Place on ungreased cookie sheet and flatten with fork or design imprinted glass bottom. Sprinkle with colored sugar. Bake for 10 minutes in 350-degree oven.

Marilyn Zielke
Aledo



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