½ cup canola oil
1 cup unsalted butter (no substitutes)
1 cup sugar
1 cup powdered sugar
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
4 cups flour
1 teaspoon cream of tartar
1 teaspoon baking soda
Heat oven to 375 degrees.
In a large bowl with an electric mixer, cream the oil, butter, sugars and vanilla extract until fluffy. Add eggs and beat until well combined.
In a large bowl, mix flour, cream of tartar and baking soda; add dry ingredients to the sugar mixture 1 cup at a time mixing well after each addition.
Drop rounded tablespoons of dough (dough will be soft) on ungreased cookie sheet or use a cookie scoop. Press down with a glass dipped in sugar or flatten with palm of your hand. Sprinkle with colored sugar
Bake 10-13 minutes or till lightly brown.
Makes three to four dozen.