Granny’S Sugar Cookies

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  • 1 butter or margarine
  • 1 1/2 s sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 3/4 s all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • sugar


Cream butter; gradually add 1 1/2 cups sugar, beating until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Combine flour, cream of tartar, soda and salt; add to creamed mixture, beating until blended. Chill dough at least 1 hour.
Shape dough into 1-inch balls; roll in sugar. Place on lightly greased cookie sheets; bake at 400° 6 to 8 minutes or until lightly browned. Let cool on wire racks. Makes 5 dozen.

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