Soft & Chewy Sugar Cookies Recipe

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Soft & Chewy Sugar Cookies

Annamaria Settanni McDonald

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@ArtByASM

Nothing beats a soft and chewy cookies. They're even great with store bought vanilla frosting in a tub. I love decorating them with my daughter and gives us a great bonding time. If the lemon extract throws you off a bit, use less lemon and more vanilla.


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Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Ingredients

2 3/4 c
all purpose flour
1 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
salt
1 c
butter, softened
1 1/2 c
white sugar
1
egg
1/2 tsp
pure vanilla extract
1 tsp
lemon extract
1 Tbsp
dried lemon peel
1/2 c
sugar for rolling cookies

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.
2
In a small bowl, stir together flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt. Set aside.
3
Using a mixer, beat together the butter and sugar until smooth and very fluffy.
4
Beat in egg, vanilla extract, lemon extract and lemon peel.
5
Gradually blend in the dry ingredients.
6
Roll rounded teaspoonfuls of dough into balls, and roll in sugar. Place on lined cookie sheets about 1 1/2 inches apart.
7
Bake 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven, or until lightly browned.
8
Let stand on cookie sheet two minutes before removing to cool on wire racks.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Hashtags: #sugar, #chewy