Brown Sugar Cookies


  • 1/2 cup vegetable shortening
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 and 1/4 cups packed brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 cups ap flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt

This is a super simple sugar cookie recipe that you can prepare in about 30 minutes from start to finish.

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Beat shortening, butter, brown sugar, egg and vanilla in a medium bowl with an electric mixer on medium speed until creamy.
  • Stir together flour, baking soda and salt. Add gradually to the creamed mixture, beating on low speed until blended.
  • Shape dough into 1 inch balls, then place 2 inches apart on  foil covered baking sheets.
  • Bake for 12-14 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Cool on the baking sheet for several minutes, then remove to a wire rack to cool completely.

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