Soft & Chewy Sugar Cookies

Soft & Chewy Sugar Cookies Recipe

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Annamaria Settanni McDonald

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@ArtByASM

Nothing beats a soft and chewy cookies. They're even great with store bought vanilla frosting in a tub. I love decorating them with my daughter and gives us a great bonding time. If the lemon extract throws you off a bit, use less lemon and more vanilla.

Rating:

★★★★★ 5 votes

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Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
10 Min

Ingredients

  • 2 3/4 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1 c
    butter, softened
  • 1 1/2 c
    white sugar
  • 1
    egg
  • 1/2 tsp
    pure vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp
    lemon extract
  • 1 Tbsp
    dried lemon peel
  • 1/2 c
    sugar for rolling cookies

How to Make Soft & Chewy Sugar Cookies

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.
  2. In a small bowl, stir together flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt. Set aside.
  3. Using a mixer, beat together the butter and sugar until smooth and very fluffy.
  4. Beat in egg, vanilla extract, lemon extract and lemon peel.
  5. Gradually blend in the dry ingredients.
  6. Roll rounded teaspoonfuls of dough into balls, and roll in sugar. Place on lined cookie sheets about 1 1/2 inches apart.
  7. Bake 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven, or until lightly browned.
  8. Let stand on cookie sheet two minutes before removing to cool on wire racks.

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About Soft & Chewy Sugar Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Hashtags: #sugar, #chewy




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