Basic Sugar Cookies

Paige Butler


Make a double batch of dough to keep some on hand... easy to bake up for last-minute potluck, and these go fast!


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10 Min
10 Min


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  • 2 stick
    real butter
  • 1 c
  • 2
  • 2 1/2 c
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 2 tsp
    vanilla extract

How to Make Basic Sugar Cookies


  1. Preheat oven to 375. Beat softened butter and sugar until fluffy.
  2. Add vanilla, eggs, baking powder, and salt. Beat to combine.
  3. Mix in flour a cup at a time until combined, forming a soft ball. Refrigerate 1 hour for cutout cookies or bake immediatly for circle cookies. Refrigerate leftovers.
  4. Roll out and cut shapes or drop by heaping scoop onto ungreased cookie sheet. Flatten slightly, sprinkle with sugar if desired. Bake for 8~10 minutes. Enjoy!

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About Basic Sugar Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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