Best Sugar Cookies Ever

Best Sugar Cookies Ever

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Deborah Frushon

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My daughter came across this recipe a few years ago and we absolutely love these sugar cookies!

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

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Serves:
Approximately 5 dozen cookies
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 c
    powdered sugar
  • 1 c
    butter, softened
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp
    almond extract
  • 1
    egg
  • 2 1/2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
    cream of tartar
  • WHITE GLAZE

  • 2 c
    powdered sugar
  • 2 Tbsp
    milk
  • 1/4 tsp
    almond extract

How to Make Best Sugar Cookies Ever

Step-by-Step

  1. In large bowl, beat 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar and the butter with electric mixer on medium speed. Stir in vanilla, 1/2 tsp. almond extract and egg. Stir in flour, baking soda and cream of tartar. Cover and refrigerate about 2 hours or until firm.
  2. Heat oven to 375 F. On lightly floured cloth-covered surface, roll half of dough at a time 1/8 inch thick. Cut into desired shapes. On ungreased cookie sheets, place 2 inches apart.
  3. Bake 7 - 8 minutes or until light brown. Remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack. Cool completely.
  4. Mix glaze ingredients until smooth and desired spreading consistency, adding a few drops milk if needed. Spread glaze over cookies. Sprinkle with sugars or decorations.

    Makes about 5 dozen cookies.

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About Best Sugar Cookies Ever

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



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