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Ingredients

1 cup powdered sugar
1 cup white sugar
1 cup margarine
1 cup vegetable oil
2 eggs
4 cups plus 4 rounded tablespoons flour
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon cream of tarter
1 teaspoon vanilla

Instructions

Cream sugars, margarine, oil and eggs. Add dry ingredients and mix well. Add vanilla and mix. Chill until firm. Roll dough in balls and sugar. Press with drinking glass on an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake at 350 degrees 10-12 minutes.

Sheila Smith
Eldridge



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