Sugar Cookies Recipe

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Sugar Cookies
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  1. Beat butter at medium speed with an electric mixer until fluffy; add powdered and granulated sugars, beating well. Add eggs, oil, vanilla, and lemon juice, beating until blended.
  2. Combine flour and next 3 ingredients; gradually add to sugar mixture, beating until blended.
  3. Shape dough into 1-inch balls; roll in colored sugar, and place about 2 inches apart on lightly greased baking sheets.
  4. Bake, in batches, at 350° for 9 to 11 minutes or until set. (Do not brown.) Remove to wire racks to cool.
  5. Chocolate Kiss Cookies: Omit colored sugar. After baking, immediately place one unwrapped milk chocolate kiss in center of each cookie, and cool.
  6. Peanut Butter Cup Cookies: Omit colored sugar. After baking, immediately place an unwrapped miniature peanut butter cup in the center of each cookie, and cool.
  7. Lemon Cookies: Omit vanilla and colored sugar. Increase lemon juice to 1/4 cup, and add 1 teaspoon grated lemon rind to dough. Proceed as directed.
  8. Lemon Thumbprint Cookies: Prepare Lemon Cookies, and press thumb in center of each cookie to make an indentation. Bake and cool as directed. Spoon 1/2 teaspoon raspberry jam in each indentation.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 9867.44 Kcal (41313 kJ)
Calories from fat 5057.35 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 561.93g 865%
Cholesterol 860.05mg 287%
Sodium 5499.59mg 229%
Potassium 8808.84mg 187%
Total Carbs 1115.54g 372%
Sugars 463.59g 1854%
Dietary Fiber 19.69g 79%
Protein 112.09g 224%
Vitamin C 5.9mg 10%
Vitamin A 2.3mg 76%
Iron 8.7mg 48%
Calcium 438mg 44%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 479.49 Kcal (2008 kJ)
Calories from fat 245.75 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 27.31g 865%
Cholesterol 41.79mg 287%
Sodium 267.24mg 229%
Potassium 428.05mg 187%
Total Carbs 54.21g 372%
Sugars 22.53g 1854%
Dietary Fiber 0.96g 79%
Protein 5.45g 224%
Vitamin C 0.3mg 10%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 76%
Iron 0.4mg 48%
Calcium 21.3mg 44%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 243.4
  • 274

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium,
  • High in Sugar,
  • High in Total Fat

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