1 cup oil
1 cup powdered sugar
1 cup butter (do not use margarine or Naughty Elves will visit you)
1 cup white sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
4 cups plus 4 tablespoons flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon cream of tartar
1 teaspoon salt
Cream oil, powdered sugar, butter and white sugar. Add eggs and vanilla; cream this mixture very well. Sift flour, baking soda cream of tartar and salt. Add to the creamed mixture and cream well again until thoroughly mixed.
Chill Covered Overnight.
Preheat oven to 350°.
Roll into balls the size of walnuts. Roll balls in sugar, put on cookie sheet and flatten with a glass dipped in sugar. Bake at 350° for about 11 minutes. Do not overbake.
This will make about six dozen.