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This recipe for AMISH SUGAR COOKIES, by , is from Nanny's Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Becky Adams
Added: Tuesday, November 3, 2009


1 tsp. baking soda
1 cup buttermilk
1 cup vegetable oil or corn oil
1 1/2 cups sugar
2 eggs
2 tsp. vanilla
1 1/2 tsp.salt
1/1/2 tsp. nutmeg or lemon (desired flavor)
3 tsp. baking powder
3 cups flour

Pre-heat to 400, bake 5 minutes.

Put 1 tsp. baking soda in buttermilk, whip, set aside.
Now, mix oil, sugar eggs, vanilla, salt, nutmeg or (lemon), baking powder and flour.

Mix all of these ingredients together, then add buttermilk mixture, refrigerate over night.

It will appear fluffy when you take it out. Use lg. tsp. to drop on ungreased cookie sheet .
Sprinkle sugar on top just before you put in oven.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Very light and tasty!




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