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Swedish Sugar Cookies are the homemade version of the pre-fab refrigerated slice and bake cookies we all rely on too often!

Total time

0 minutes






  • i cup sugar
  • 1 cup butter, unsalted (at room temperature)
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla (I used 2 teaspoons of vanilla paste)
  • ½ tsp cream of tartar (I used baking powder)
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • 2 cups flour (measure with the fluff and scoop method)


  1. Set oven to 350F
  2. Cream the butter, sugar, vanilla and egg well.
  3. Mix the dry ingredients and combine with the sugar mixture.
  4. Form into balls about 1 1/2 inches in diameter and roll in sugar.
  5. Place on an ungreased cookie sheet and bake until they just start to brown around the edges, about 10 minutes.
Contains allergens

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