Super Soft Sugar Cookies

Bob Hair – Sandy Bosch Kitchen Center

  • 1 1/2 cups Sugar
  • 1/2 cup Light corn syrup (Karo)
  • 1 cup Shortening
  • 1/2 cup Margarine
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 tsp Vanilla
  • 1 cup Milk
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 8 tsp Baking powder
  • 1 tsp Baking soda
  • 6 1/2 cups All-purpose flour

Recipe Instructions

In Bosch mixing bowl using cookie paddles, cream sugar, corn syrup, butter, shortening, eggs, and vanilla. Add milk and mix slowly. Add dry ingredients. Dough will be a little sticky. Refrigerate covered for 1 hour. Roll out on floured surface 1/8″ – 1/4″ thick. Cut out with cookie cutter. Place on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 10-12 minutes at 375°.

Optional Raisin Filling:

2 cups raisins cooked in 3 cups water. Add 3/4 cup sugar, 1/2 tsp vanilla, and thicken with cornstarch (about 3 Tbsp). Put 1 big Tbsp filling between 2 dough circles. Press edges well. Bake as directed above.