Sugar Cookies (Betty Crocker)

Jenni K


I always use this recipe for my sugar cookies over the holidays with my Sugar Cookie Frosting recipe. They're SO good!


★★★★★ 1 vote

5 dozen 2 inch cookies
2 Hr 25 Min
40 Min


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  • 1 1/2 c
    powdered sugar
  • 1 c
    butter, softened
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    almond extract
  • 1
    large egg
  • 2 1/2 c
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
    cream of tartar

How to Make Sugar Cookies (Betty Crocker)


  1. Beat powdered sugar, butter, vanilla, almond extract and egg in large bowl with mixer on medium speed. Stir in remaining ingredients. Cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours.
  2. Preheat oven to 375. Lightly grease cookie sheet with shortening or cooking spray.
  3. Divide dough in half. Roll each half 1/4 inch thick on lightly floured surface. Cut into desired shapes with 2 to 2 1/2-inch cookie cutters. Space about 2 inches apart on cookie sheet.
  4. Bake 7-8 minutes or until edges are light brown. Remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely before frosting.

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About Sugar Cookies (Betty Crocker)

Course/Dish: Cookies
Collection: Christmas Cookies

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