Sugar Gems
27 mins (prep 15, cooking 12)
11 ingredients
36 servings
I have been using this recipe all of my adult life. It's a sugar cookie that my HS friends from 30 years ago still say today "I remember the sugar cookies your Mom used to make. They're the best!" I like to add color to my sugar that is used to top the cookie. You can't eat just one!

Categories:  holiday , <-30-mins , hand-formed-cookies , easy , 3-steps-or-less , christmas , cookie-and-brownie , time-to-make , dessert ,
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Serving Size (21.13 g)
Servings 36
Amount per Serving
Calories 106.21 Calories from Fat 53.1
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5.9g 326.71%
Saturated Fat 0.78g 140.83%
Trans Fat 0.08g %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 80.62mg 120.93%
Total Carbohydrate 12.69g 152.34%
Dietary Fiber 0.21 g 30.5%
Sugars 6.62 g %
Protein 0.84g 60.18%
Vitamin A 112.68IU% Vitamin C 0.01mg%
Calcium 2.21mg% Iron 0.37mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4