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Ingredients

1 cup margarine, softened
1 cup sugar
1 cup powdered sugar
2 eggs
1 cup vegetable oil
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon cream of tartar
1 teaspoon baking soda
4 cups flour

Instructions

Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees. Cream margarine. Gradually add white and powdered sugars. Beat eggs in, one at a time. Add oil, mixing thoroughly. Sift flour with salt, cream of tartar and soda. Add to mixture. Add vanilla. Form into 1-inch balls. Dip bottom of a glass in sugar and flatten cookie lightly. Bake at 350 degrees for 10-12 minutes on ungreased cookie sheets. Cool on rack. Cookies may be decorated with butter cream icing or colored sugars.

Jerry and Sue Bender, Silvis



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