Granny's Sugar Cookies Recipe

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Granny's Sugar Cookies

Teresa Stroud

By
@TStroud512

Bessie Westmoreland - Mom of Jimmy Westmoreland and Bessie Westmoreland Spivey.


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Rating:

Prep:

1 Hr 30 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1/2 c
butter
1 c
sugar
1 medium
egg
2
egg yolks
1/2 tsp
salt
2 tsp
baking powder
2 c
sifted flour
1/2 tsp
vanilla

GLAZE

3/4 c
sifted powdered sugar
3 to 4 tsp
water

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cream together 1/2 cup butter, 1 cup sugar, blend in medium egg plus two egg yolks.
2
Separately, sift together and add to mixture - salt, baking powder, already sifted flour. Blend then add vanilla.
3
Chill, roll out dough and cut with cookie cutters on lightly greased cookie sheet in 400 degree oven for 8 to 10 minutes.
4
For glaze: mix together the 3/4 cup sifted powdered sugar with 3 to 4 teaspoons water and brush on cookies while still warm.
5
Alternative:
Chill dough three hours or more, then form rolls and flace in freezer (rolls in shape of a rolling pin or tube and wrapped in wax paper). Remove from freezer and make slices 1/4 inches thick and place directly on cookie sheet for plain sugar cookies, bake for 8 to 10 minutes.

About this Recipe

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