Chewy Coffee and Cardamom Sugar Cookies

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated January/February 2021

Our recipe for Chewy Sugar Cookies come together quickly and uses a combination of butter and vegetable oil to produce a chewy texture that lasts for days. We already have a few flavor variations for the cookie, but we couldn't resist adding another.

SERVES Makes 24 cookies

TIME 1 hour, plus 20 minutes cooling

Chewy Coffee and Cardamom Sugar Cookies

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

For optimal chewiness, we adjusted the fat in our sugar cookie recipe until it hit a ratio of approximately 1 part saturated fat (butter) to 3 parts unsaturated fat (vegetable oil). Instead of creaming the fat and sugar, we whisked them tog...

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