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Amish Cookies

Amish Cookies recipe that create pillowy soft sugar cookies that melt in your mouth. Pennsylvania Dutch recipes include many incredible desserts, like this one. These are perfect for your Christmas cookie platter, or really anytime of the year, and, you can make these chocolate chip Amish cookies too with a cup of chips!

Course cookies, Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword sugar cookies
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Servings 60
Calories 87 kcal


  • 1 cup softened unsalted butter
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 4 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • granulated sugar to roll dough balls in


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

  2. In a stand mixer, beat together butter, vegetable oil, granulated sugar, and powdered sugar until light and fluffy.

  3. Mix in eggs and vanilla.

  4. Mix in flour, baking soda, and cream of tartar.

  5. Scoop 2 tbsp dough out and roll in granulated sugar.

  6. Place dough balls on parchment paper-lined baking sheet.

  7. Cook for 8-10 minutes. Do not brown.

Nutrition Facts
Amish Cookies
Amount Per Serving
Calories 87 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Fat 4g6%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 14mg5%
Sodium 89mg4%
Potassium 13mg0%
Carbohydrates 13g4%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 1g2%
Calcium 3mg0%
Vitamin A 102IU2%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.