Sugar Cookies

1
Katrina Freed

By
@Kat19702

Soft and delicious

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Serves:
a crowd
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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  • COOKIE DOUGH

  • 2 1/2 c
    flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp
    nutmeg
  • 1 c
    butter, softened
  • 1 c
    sugar
  • 1
    egg
  • 2 Tbsp
    orange juice
  • 1 Tbsp
    vanilla
  • ·
    colored sugars or sprinkles
  • BUTTER CREAM ICING

  • 1 c
    butter, cold
  • 3 c
    powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp
    almond extract
  • ·
    food coloring of choice
  • Splash
    milk

How to Make Sugar Cookies

Step-by-Step

  1. Measure out flour, baking powder and nutmeg in a small bowl
  2. In a large mixing bowl, cream together butter and sugar
  3. Beat egg in small bowl
  4. Add orange juice and vanilla to egg and mix gently
  5. Add egg mixture and dry ingredients to butter and sugar mixture alternately
  6. Divide dough into thirds and refrigerate 2-3 hours
  7. Heat oven to 350 degrees
  8. Roll out dough (1/4" think) on a floured board, cut into desired shapes, then place on an ungreased cookie sheet one inch apart
  9. Sprinkle with colored sugars or bake plain to be frosted when cool
  10. Bake 9 minutes till edges are light brown
  11. While cookies are baking prepare buttercream icing
  12. Cream butter till smooth using electric mixer. Gradually add powdered sugar. Add flavorings and food coloring if desired. If icing is still too thick to frost add a splash of milk
  13. Frost cooled cookies and decorate as desired

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About Sugar Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: For Kids
Hashtags: #Christmas, #cookie, #sugar




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