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Mary Pickford Cookies


These make excellent holiday cookies by cutting into shapes, then frosting with red or green sugar crystals.


  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup butter or margarine
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon cloves


  1. Mix above ingredients. Roll on flat surface. Cut into desired shapes.
  2. Bake at 350 degrees F for 10 to 15 minutes or until browned.
  3. Frost with sugar crystals.

Yields 5 dozen.

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