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Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Why don't my sugar cookies ever turn out?

The burning question of the day...I cannot find a really good sugar cookie recipe, and would love to find a vintage one, like I did with the cheesecake from 1940.  But why do my cookes flatten out and look like potatoe chips...? I made some today, and I even put some lemon verbena in them, the batter tasted fine and they flattened out and look like pancakes....

HELP!!!!!!

3 comments:

DaCraftyLady Debb said...

hmmm maybe too much butter? I have had that problem in the past and changed the oil additive to mayo and that did the trick...~~Debb
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Tamatha said...

Adding a little Crisco helps too. I also roll mine out a little thicker. It makes them soft and light with the addition of lemon flavoring.

Faith said...

Thank you all for responding with your ideas, I'll be sure to try these....:)

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