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basic cookie dough

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Chris T.
East Hampton, NY

This basic cookie dough is used in 3 different cookie recipes that I am posting. Wrapped dough can be stored refrigerated for up to 3 days,so it's ready to use when you are ready to bake. It's an all purpose dough that can be turned into a variety of cookies: rolled dropped and/or shaped. Found it on

(2 ratings)
yield serving(s)
prep time 15 Min

Ingredients For basic cookie dough

  • 3 1/3 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 c
    unsalted butter,room temperature
  • 1 c
  • 1/2 c
    dark brown sugar
  • 2 lg
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract

How To Make basic cookie dough

  • 1
    Sift flour, baking powder and salt onto wax paper.
  • 2
    Combine butter, sugar and brown sugar and beat with a mixer until well combined. Beat in eggs and vanilla. Gradually add flour mixture and beat until evenly blended. Dough can be wrapped in plastic wrap and refrigerated up to 3 days. Makes about 4 cups dough.

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