Sugar Gems

from melskitchencafe.com

Cream together:

1 cup powdered sugar

1 cup sugar

1 cup oil

1 cup butter, softened

2 eggs

1 tsp vanilla

Add:

5 cups flour

1 tsp cream of tarter

1 tsp salt

1 tsp baking soda

Mix all ingredients well. Roll into golf size balls and place on cookie sheets. Flatten with bottom of glass dipped in sugar. Bake at 350 for 12-14 minutes. Cool and frost with sugar gem frosting.

Sugar Gem Frosting

2-2 ½ cups powdered sugar

½ cup oil

2 tsp flavoring (almond, vanilla, coconut, etc.) – I used coconut flavoring and it was delicious!

3-4 Tbsp milk

Coloring if wanted

Mix well and add a little more milk or powdered sugar to get the right consistency.