My Favorite sugar cookie

Kelli Wilkinson

By
@misskelli1971

these are always a hit no matter what holiday you make them for. the texture is just perfect. hope you enjoy.


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Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Serves:
36
Prep:
2 Hr
Cook:
10 Min

Ingredients

3 1/4 c
all-purpose flour
1 1/2 c
white sugar
2/3 c
shortening
2 large
eggs
2 1/2 tsp
baking powder
2 Tbsp
milk
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1/2 tsp
salt
1
egg white (optional)

Step-By-Step

1Mix first 8 ingredients in a large bowl at medium speed until well mixed.

2Shape dough into a ball and wrap with waxed paper. Refrigerate 2 to 3 hours until easy to handle.

3Roll out half of the dough at a time on a lightly floured surface. Keep the remaining dough refrigerated. For crisp cookies, roll paper thin. For softer cookies, roll 1/8 to 1/4 inch thick.

4With floured cookie cutters, cut dough into various shapes. Re-roll dough trimmings and continue to cut shapes.

5Place cookies 1/2 inch apart on greased cookie sheets. To glaze, brush tops of cookies with heavy or whipping cream or with an egg white slightly beaten with 1 tablespoon of water.

6Sprinkle cookies with your choice of toppings; bake 8 minutes or until very light brown in a preheated 350 degree oven. Remove cookies and cool completely.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tag: For Kids
Hashtags: #sugar, #cut, #out