My Favorite sugar cookie

1
Kelli Wilkinson

By
@misskelli1971

these are always a hit no matter what holiday you make them for. the texture is just perfect. hope you enjoy.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Serves:
36
Prep:
2 Hr
Cook:
10 Min

Ingredients

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  • 3 1/4 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 c
    white sugar
  • 2/3 c
    shortening
  • 2 large
    eggs
  • 2 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 2 Tbsp
    milk
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1
    egg white (optional)

How to Make My Favorite sugar cookie

Step-by-Step

  1. Mix first 8 ingredients in a large bowl at medium speed until well mixed.
  2. Shape dough into a ball and wrap with waxed paper. Refrigerate 2 to 3 hours until easy to handle.
  3. Roll out half of the dough at a time on a lightly floured surface. Keep the remaining dough refrigerated. For crisp cookies, roll paper thin. For softer cookies, roll 1/8 to 1/4 inch thick.
  4. With floured cookie cutters, cut dough into various shapes. Re-roll dough trimmings and continue to cut shapes.
  5. Place cookies 1/2 inch apart on greased cookie sheets. To glaze, brush tops of cookies with heavy or whipping cream or with an egg white slightly beaten with 1 tablespoon of water.
  6. Sprinkle cookies with your choice of toppings; bake 8 minutes or until very light brown in a preheated 350 degree oven. Remove cookies and cool completely.

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About My Favorite sugar cookie

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tag: For Kids
Hashtags: #sugar, #cut, #out




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