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Brown Sugar Crinkles

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. Bake: 10 min./batch

Makes

about 13 dozen

The addition of brown sugar makes these deliciously different from traditional sugar cookies. They're attractive and simple to make. The recipe can be easily cut in half.
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Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup shortening
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 1-1/2 cups packed brown sugar
  • 6 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 6 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking soda
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, cream butter, shortening and sugars. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in vanilla. Combine the flour, baking soda and salt; gradually add to the creamed mixture (the dough will be soft).
  2. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls 2 in. apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Flatten with a glass dipped in sugar. Bake at 350° for 10-12 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool for 2 minutes before removing to wire racks.

Nutrition Facts

2 each: 130 calories, 5g fat (2g saturated fat), 23mg cholesterol, 124mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (12g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.

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