Winner at 1982 Michigan State Fair and 1983 Wayne County Fair!

1 c. sugar
4 1/2 c. sifted flour
1 c. xxx sugar (without cornstarch)
1 c. margarine
1 c. Wesson salad oil
2 extra large eggs
1 t. cream of tartar
1 t. soda
1 t. vanilla

Mix first 4 ingredients. Add eggs and mix. Add vanilla. Sift flour, cream of tartar and soda. Add and mix. Dough will be very soft. Roll into balls the size of walnuts and roll in sugar. Place on greased sheet and flatten to a thickness of 1/8 inch with a glass, the bottom of which has been greased and dipped in sugar. Bake at 350° for 10-12 minutes till slightly browned on edges. ( For crisper cookies bake longer.)
(makes 5 dozen.)

Blue Ribbon Sugar Cookie recipe from our November, 1983, Menu Minder publication.