The Best Sugar Cookie

4
Lora DiGs

By
@ansky714

These are just a GREAT cookie can be used for any type of decorated cookie. I already made 3 batches after Thanksgiving because everyone loves them....and makes a nice show when decorated!

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
makes about 3 doz.lg.cookies
Prep:
1 Hr
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1 c
    butter, softened
  • 1/2 c
    shortening (i use butter flavored)
  • 2 c
    white sugar
  • 4
    eggs
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp
    almond extract
  • 5 c
    all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • COOKIE ICING

  • 1 c
    confectioners' sugar
  • 2-3 tsp
    milk
  • 2 tsp
    lite corn syrup
  • 1/2 tsp
    almond extract
  • ·
    assorted food coloring

How to Make The Best Sugar Cookie

Step-by-Step

  1. In a large bowl cream together butter, shortening and white sugar until smooth. Beat in Eggs and both vanilla n almond extracts. Mix in flour, baking powder n salt. Cover n chill AN HOUR TO OVERNITE.
  2. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Roll out 1/2 the dough (keep other half in fridge) on a flat surface sprinkled w/confectioners sugar. (also on rolling pin) Roll out to 1/4 - 1/2 inch thickness. Cut into desired shapes.
  3. Place cookies on greased or parchment paper lined cookie sheets. Bake 12-15 minutes (DEPENDN ON UR OVEN) or until edges are lightly browned. Cool Completely.
  4. Once cookies are cooled completely you can then decorate with cookie icing and let dry n set overnight. AND THEN ENJOY!

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About The Best Sugar Cookie

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



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