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

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