Mrs. Claus' Cookbook - Raised Sugar Cookies

Raised Sugar Cookies

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Recipe Details

Bake Time:
15-20 minutes
about 6 dozen
Good for parties/potlucks


1 package active dry yeast
1/3 cup warm water
1 cup butter (1/2 pound) or oleo
2 1/4 cups sifted all-purpose flour
granulated sugar


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

  2. Stir yeast in water; let stand 5 to 10 minutes.

  3. Cream butter thoroughly; gradually blend in flour.

  4. Add yeast to butter and flour.

  5. Form dough by teaspoonful into a ball.

  6. Press each ball flat in granulated sugar (sprinkled on foil); first one side, then the other.

  7. Bake on ungreased cookie sheet for 15 to 20 minutes.

Note: For variety, cinnamon or finely chopped pecans (or any kind of nuts) may be added to the granulated sugar. (At Christmas, sprinkle a little red and green sugar on cookies)


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