Golden Brown Sugar Cookies

Christy Rost


3cups flour
1teaspoon baking powder
½teaspoon baking soda
¾teaspoon salt
½cup unsalted butter, soft
½cup shortening
1 ½cups granulated sugar
½cup light brown sugar, packed
2teaspoons vanilla

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.

Category: Cookies