Sugar Cookies

Beth Pierce


These Sugar Cookies have crispy edges and soft yet somewhat chewy centers. They are delicious and easy to make. The recipe includes helpful hints on getting these cookies just right.


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20 Min
10 Min


  • 2 1/2 c
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    cream of tartar
  • 1 c
  • 1 1/4 c
  • 2
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract

How to Make Sugar Cookies


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Whisk together flour, baking soda, salt and cream of tartar.
  3. Using mixer cream butter with 1 cup sugar until light and fluffy. Turn mixer to low and add eggs one at a time and mix just until incorporated. Add vanilla and mix just until blended. Stir in flour mixture in three parts; scraping down the bowl and beaters.
  4. Cover and refrigerate dough for 1-2 hours.
  5. Roll the dough in 1 inch balls. Roll balls in remaining sugar and place on parchment covered baking sheets. Gently press the balls down with the palm of your hand until it is about 1/2 inch thick. Bake 10-12 minutes or until the edges are just starting to brown and centers are set. Cool on cookie cooling racks.

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About Sugar Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy For Kids

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