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basic sugar cookies

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Recipe by
Paige Butler
Buckeye, AZ

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

(1 rating)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 10 Min

Ingredients For basic sugar cookies

  • 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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