Sugar Cookies/ Belkys

(WSVN) - Here’s a tasty recipe for some sweet treats you can share with loved ones this holiday season. Time to grab a Bite with Belkys.

The Dish: Sugar Cookies
The Chef: Belkys Nerey
The Tradition: Holiday Cookies Exchange

½ cup granulated sugar
½ cup powdered sugar
½ cup butter or margarine, softened
½ cup vegetable oil
½ teaspoon vanilla
1 egg
2 cups + 2 tablespoons cups flour
½ teaspoon baking soda
½ teaspoon cream of tartar
½ teaspoon salt
colored sugar

Method of Preparation:

  • In a large bowl, beat granulated sugar, powdered sugar and butter with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Beat in oil, vanilla and eggs until well blended.
  • On low speed, beat in flour, baking soda, cream of tartar and salt until a dough forms. Cover with plastic wrap. Refrigerate at least 2 hours or overnight.
  • Heat oven to 375 degrees. Shape dough into 1-inch balls and place 2 inches apart on an ungreased cookie sheet. Flatten each cookie out. Sprinkle with colored sugar.
  • Bake 15-20 minutes or until cookies are set, but not brown. Immediately remove from cookie sheets.

— Makes 30 cookies.

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