Brown Sugar Cookies

brown sugar cookie

Brown Sugar Cookies


Serves 12

  • ½ cup white sugar
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • ½ cup shortening (or butter)
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup flour
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon vanilla
  • ½ teaspoon cream of tartar
  • sugar for rolling


  1. Cream sugars and shortening. Mix in the egg, then add dry ingredients.
  2. Use a cookie scoop to form nice round balls and roll each dough ball in white sugar. Don’t flatten.
  3. Bake at 180 degrees for 12 minutes.

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