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Stir and Drop Sugar Cookies

Stir and Drop Sugar Cookies
  • Prep 40 min
  • Total 40 min
  • Servings 48

When you're short on time but still want homemade cookies, make a no-nonsense no-roll sugar cookie with all the sweet flavor of traditional rolled cookies. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

3/4
cup sugar
2/3
cup vegetable oil
2
teaspoons baking powder
2
teaspoons vanilla
1/2
teaspoon salt
2
eggs
2
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
Additional sugar, if desired
Red and green fruit-flavored gelatins, if desired

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 400ºF. In large bowl, mix 3/4 cup sugar, the oil, baking powder, vanilla, salt and eggs with spoon. Stir in flour.
  • 2
    Drop dough by teaspoonfuls about 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheet. Press bottom of glass onto dough to grease, then dip into additional sugar; press on balls until 1/4-inch thickness. Dip bottom of glass onto a wet paper towel, then dip into dry gelatin; press onto dough. Repeat until desired color appears.
  • 3
    Bake 8 to 10 minutes until light brown. Remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely.

Expert Tips

  • Keep cookies chewy and soft by storing them tightly covered. Resealable plastic bags, plastic food containers with tight-fitting lids and metal tins work best.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
60
Calories from Fat
25
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3g
0%
Saturated Fat
1g
0%
Cholesterol
10mg
0%
Sodium
45mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
7g
0%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
2%
2%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
More About This Recipe
  • You’ll feel like a real smart cookie when you’ve got a whole batch of sugar cookies baked and decorated in only 40 minutes. That’s why this recipe is a must-have for busy scratch bakers. The secret is skipping the rolling pin altogether in favor of a method from Betty’s top-rated No-Roll Sugar Cookies to get them on the cookie sheet faster, where the real fun begins. Crazy as it may sound, dry gelatin is a quick trick for adding a splash of color to your sugar cookies. Not only that, but this trick to make your cookies go from ho-hum to merry and bright will make you or your little one feel like a mad scientist. There’s a time to get sticky mixing up homemade frosting and a time when you don't mind sweeping sprinkles off the kitchen floor, but if now’s just not that time, don’t fret! Simply mix up a batch of these homemade cookies and call it a day. For your next baking project, Betty’s got all the sugar cookie recipes anyone could ever want, plus smart tips for baking perfect sugar cookies

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