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Brown Sugar Cookies

Prep Time:15 min
Cook Time:14 min
Yield:4 dozen


  • 1/2 cup Crisco® All-Vegetable Shortening
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 1/4 cups firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups Pillsbury BEST™ All Purpose Flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


  1. 1.
    HEAT oven to 350ºF.

  2. 2.
    BEAT together shortening, butter, brown sugar, egg and vanilla in medium bowl until light and fluffy. Mix in flour, baking soda and salt.

  3. 3.
    SHAPE dough into 1-inch balls or use small cookie scoop. Place 2-inches apart on ungreased baking sheet.

  4. 4.
    BAKE 12 to 14 minutes or until golden brown. Remove to cooling rack after 1 minute.


Serving Size (1 cookie), Calories 80 (Calories from Fat 35), Total Fat 4g (Saturated Fat 2g, Trans Fat 0g), Cholesterol 10mg, Sodium 40mg, Total Carbohydrate 10g (Dietary Fiber 0g, Sugars 6g), Protein 1g; Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 2%, Vitamin C 0%, Calcium 0%, Iron 2%.

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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yummy another favorite for me i love sugar cookies.not many ingredients and easy to make.and they taste great April 7, 2013
Classic These are a great example of what a sugar cookie should be. Very good! March 31, 2013
The Best Sugar Cookie Ever! This is the simplest sugar cookie recipe. Not too many ingredients. And the taste is awesome! March 12, 2013
Easy! I had everything on hand. A very tasty cookie and a nice change of taste! March 2, 2013
Perfect Everyday Cookie! Very tasty cookie with milk, coffee or tea. Nothing tricky about the ingredients so everyone should have them in their pantry. The dough is easy to handle especially with a one inch cookie scoop. I did use the butter flavor Crisco and it was very good. February 16, 2013
yummy I made 2 batches of these cookies. 1 using light brown sugar, and one using dark brown sugar. Both were yummy. Light & airy, simple to make. January 8, 2013
Great taste and so easy to makee The Brown Sugar Cookies have such a great taste and on a Christmas platter to the neighbors, they all asked for the recipe. MUCH better than the white sugar cookies. January 11, 2012
Brown sugar cookies These cookies are delicious my family loved them, a very nice change from regular sugar cookies made with (white sugar) another great thing is I had everything at home in my cabinets already. Very delish!!!!! Be careful not to overbake them I baked them for only 8 minutes watch them caefully till you know how long to bake them in your oven. November 29, 2011
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