Sugar Cookies Recipe

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This tasty sugar cookie recipe is perfect for creating festive holiday treats. The cookie dough is firm enough for use with almost any cookie-cutter shape; yet the resulting cookies bake up crunchy and buttery.
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Ingredients
  • 6 cups flour
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 cups butter--softened
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon salt
Directions
  • Use a wire whisk to mix all dry in a bowl. Set aside.
  • With a mixer, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs and vanilla. Mix well. Slowly add the dry ingredients until all is incorporated and forms a nice dough. Chill for at least 1 hour.
  • Preheat oven to 350° F.
  • Roll the dough to the desired thickness and cut into desired shapes with cookie cutters.
  • Bake cookies on an ungreased cookie sheet for 8-10 minutes, or until the edges are just turning brown. Transfer the cookies to a cooling rack. Decorate as desired.
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pixframe
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I_luv_2_Bake
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"I get all kinds of compliments on these cookies when i make them. I never really enjoyed making cutout cookies before, but now that I have this recipe I love making them."
NewlyCook
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"this recipe was easy and a great idea for kids...will be using this for christmas cookies."
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