Golden Brown Sugar Cookies
|1||teaspoon baking powder|
|½||teaspoon baking soda|
|½||cup unsalted butter, soft|
|1 ½||cups granulated sugar|
|½||cup light brown sugar, packed|
In a medium bowl, stir together the flour, baking powder, sodan and salt; set aside.
In a large bowl of an electric mixer, cream butter, shortening and sugars until mixture is light and fluffy. Add eggs and vanilla; beat until thoroughly blended.
Stir flour mixture into creamed mixture to form a soft dough. Drop small teaspoons of cookie dough onto a lightly greased cookie sheet. Bake in a preheated 375 degree oven 8-10 minutes until cookies are puffy and golden brown.
Remove cookies from oven. Sprinkle with sugar; then cool 30 seconds on cookie sheet. Transfer cookies to a wire rack to cool.
Recipe makes 5-6 dozen 3" cookies.