Classic Sugar Cookies


Soft and chewy drop sugar cookie.

Prep Time
Cook Time
8 minutes
2 dozen cookies
  • 2 cups Domino® Granulated Sugar
  • ½ cup Unsalted butter, softened
  • ½ cup Shortening
  • 1 teaspoon Baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon Cream of tartar
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 large egg
  • ½ teaspoon Pure vanilla extract
  • 1 ¾ cups All-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons for sprinkling Domino® Granulated Sugar

Step 1

Preheat oven to 325°F. Line 2 half sheet pans with parchment paper.

Step 2

In a large bowl of an electric mixer beat sugar, butter, and shortening at medium speed for 2 minutes. Add baking soda, cream of tartar, and salt. Beat mixture until combined. Beat in egg and vanilla. Add flour and mix until combined. 

Step 3

Using a small ice-cream scoop, drop dough onto lined sheet pans. Flatten slightly with hand. Sprinkle the additional 2 tablespoons of sugar on top of the cookies. Bake for 8 minutes. Let cookies rest for 5 minutes. Remove from cooking sheets to cooling racks. 

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