Great Grandma's Sugar Cookies Ingredients

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup softened butter (2 sticks)
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  •  cup powdered sugar
  • 1 cup oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 5 cups flour
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp cream of tartar
  • Red and green colored sugar
  • White sugar
  • 1 Heirloom Cookie Sheet


Cream sugar, butter and vanilla. Add powdered sugar, oil and eggs. Sift together (in a separate bowl) flour, salt, baking soda and cream of tartar. Slowly add to above, mixing until just combined.


Form rounded teaspoonfuls into balls and place on ungreased Heirloom Cookie Sheet. Wrap a moistened paper towel around a glass, dip in sugar (re-dipping for each cookie) and flatten ball of dough. Bake at 350 degrees for 11–13 minutes or until edges turn slightly brown. Remove immediately from cookie sheet and cool on wire rack.

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"I do a lot of experimental baking and had a batch of cookie dough ready. I baked the cookies on my new Heirloom sheet and on two other sheets, one was stainless, the other was a non stainless sheet with a clear non-stick finish and has gotten great reviews on the internet. The Heirloom sheet outperformed both of the others, especially the non-stick sheet which produced cookies that were overbrowned on the bottom. The Heirloom sheet produced cookies that were the same degree of brown on the tops and bottoms. I did not use parchment and I did not grease the sheets–the cookies came right off and there was not much residue to clean up. I love baking on stainless and hope Heirloom expands their line of bakeware. To add icing to the cake, these cookie sheets are “Made in USA”. I will be a repeat customer!" ~ Kathy

"I’ve been baking quite a bit and have actually been looking for the ideal cookie sheet. This one gets my vote as a definite improvement from my traditional sheet. The cookies were light brown and perfectly baked and beautiful. Yum!" ~ Julian P., Minneapolis, MN

"The Heirloom Cookie Sheet is a simple, but ingenious piece of kitchen equipment. Someone finally made what we needed, a heavy duty stainless steel baking sheet that gives you the ability to produce consistent results. Treat it properly, and you will be able to hand it down, along with your recipes, from generation to generation." ~ Kurt

"The Heirloom Cookie Sheet works exactly as I was told it would…even-baking and no burnt cookie bottoms! My wife and I are looking forward to using it more as we near the Christmas season." ~ Craig