Easy Sugar Cookies Recipe

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Easy Sugar Cookies

Sue Stone

By
@Bayhill

This is my daughter's favorite cookie. The kids in our family have fun helping decorate these cookies. Note: Prep time includes refrigeration time.


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Prep:

2 Hr

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

COOKIE INGREDIENTS:

1 pkg
white cake mix
1
egg
1/3 c
butter flavored crisco shortening
1/3 c
butter (do not substitute)

FROSTING:

1/4 c
butter flavor crisco shortening
4 c
powdered sugar
2-3 tsp
vanilla
milk (use only enough for correct consistency)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large bowl, mix all cookie ingredients together well. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
2
Preheat oven to 350ยบ
3
Remove dough from refrigerator and form into a ball. Place ball between 2 sheets of plastic wrap and roll out to about 1/4" thick. Cut out cookies using a cookie cutter and place on ungreased cookie sheet (use spatula if dough is too sticky).
4
Bake for 8-10 minutes or until very lightly browned (they may look undercooked). Let cool on cookie sheet for 2 minutes; remove to a rack and let cool completely. Frost cookies when cool.
5
FROSTING:
In a bowl, mix shortening, powdered sugar, and vanilla; make sure shortening is thoroughly incorporated. Add milk, a couple of tablespoons at a time, until desired consistency is reached. Can add food coloring if desired.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #Christmas, #Cookies