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Danish Sugar Cookies Recipe

Danish Sugar Cookies
Posted by: Jerseygirl Wed, 9 Jun 2004, at 11:29 a.m.

This is the best sugar cookie recipe ever! Everyone asks for this recipe the moment they take a bite!! Enjoy!

1 c. butter, no substitutes
1 c. powdered sugar
1 c. sugar
2 eggs
1 c. Crisco oil
2 tsp. vanilla
1 tsp. fresh, grated lemon peel
4 1/4 cups flour
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. cream of tartar
1 tsp. salt
Colored sugar for decoration

Cream butter with sugars. Beat in eggs one at a time until light and fluffy. Add oil, vanilla, and lemon peel. Beat until well mixed. Blend in dry ingredients and mix well. Chill dough several hours or overnight. Shape dough into balls about the size of walnuts and place on ungreased cookie sheets. Flatten each cookie with the bottom of a glass dipped in granulated sugar. Sprinkle with colored sugar. Bake at 350-degree oven 8-10 minutes until lightly browned. Makes about 8 dozen. Light, delicious, and highly requested!

From my friend Valerie

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