Best Sugar Cookies Ever Recipe

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Best Sugar Cookies Ever

Deborah Frushon

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@dfrushon

My daughter came across this recipe a few years ago and we absolutely love these sugar cookies!


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Serves:

Approximately 5 dozen cookies

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 1/2 c
powdered sugar
1 c
butter, softened
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1/2 tsp
almond extract
1
egg
2 1/2 c
all purpose flour
1 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
cream of tartar

WHITE GLAZE

2 c
powdered sugar
2 Tbsp
milk
1/4 tsp
almond extract

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In large bowl, beat 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar and the butter with electric mixer on medium speed. Stir in vanilla, 1/2 tsp. almond extract and egg. Stir in flour, baking soda and cream of tartar. Cover and refrigerate about 2 hours or until firm.
2
Heat oven to 375 F. On lightly floured cloth-covered surface, roll half of dough at a time 1/8 inch thick. Cut into desired shapes. On ungreased cookie sheets, place 2 inches apart.
3
Bake 7 - 8 minutes or until light brown. Remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack. Cool completely.
4
Mix glaze ingredients until smooth and desired spreading consistency, adding a few drops milk if needed. Spread glaze over cookies. Sprinkle with sugars or decorations.

Makes about 5 dozen cookies.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American