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Sugar Cookies


  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 4 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Combine sugar, butter, confectioners' sugar and cooking oil and beat well.
  2. Add eggs and beat again.
  3. Add flour, baking soda, cream of tartar and vanilla extract. Mix well.
  4. Form dough into balls and place on an ungreased cookie sheet.
  5. Flatten with a glass or roll to about 1/4 to 1/3 inch thick and cut into shapes.
  6. Bake at 375 degrees F for 10 minutes, being very careful not to overbake. DO NOT LET THEM BROWN.

Makes 3 or 4 dozen.

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