Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Sugar Gems

Can you tell I LOVE sugar cookies???  I think it's about time for a marathon sugar cookie bake off!  I think these all sounds so yummy!

{recipe from} Sisters cafe
Sugar Gems
Cream together:
1 cup powdered sugar
1 cup sugar
1 cup oil
1 cup real butter
2 eggs
1 tsp vanilla

5 cups flour
1 tsp cream of tarter
1 tsp salt
1 tsp soda
Mix all ingredients well. Roll into golf size balls and place on cookie sheets. Flatten with bottom of glass dipped in sugar. These are very good frosted.

Bake at 350 for 12-14 minutes. Cool and frost with sugar gem frosting.

Sugar Gem Frosting
2-2 ½ cups powdered sugar
½ cup oil
2 tsp flavoring (almond, vanilla etc.)-I prefer 1 tsp of almond
3-4 Tbsp milk
Coloring if wanted
Mix well and add a little more milk or powdered sugar to get the right consistency.

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