• Prep Time: 20 MINUTES
  • Cooking Time: 10 MINUTES
  • Serves: 24

Angel Cookies

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 Ingredients List

  • ½ cup butter softened
  • ½ cup shortening
  • ½ cup white sugar
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • ½ teaspoon salt


Cream together the butter, shortening, sugars, egg and vanilla by hand (no mixer!)
In a separate bowl mix together the flour, baking soda, cream of tartar and salt.
Add the dry mixture to the butter and sugar mixture and combine.
Cover bowl and refrigerate for 1-2 hours.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
Roll dough into walnut-sized balls.
Dip half of ball in cold water and then in white sugar to form a glaze on top of the cookie. Place onto greased cookie sheet.
Bake 9 to 11 minutes or until cookies are just barely turning brown around the edges. Do not over bake.

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