Sugar Cookies IV49 Reviews
“Crispy sugar cookies. Not too sweet or too plain. Great for holidays or other special occasions or just for any time.” - by Sarah
Original recipe yields 5 dozen
- Mix confectioners' sugar, butter or margarine, egg, vanilla and almond extract. Stir in flour, baking soda and cream of tartar.
- Roll into big ball and wrap in plastic wrap and let chill for at least 3 hours.
- Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
- Divide dough into halves. Roll each half 3/16 inch thick on lightly floured board. Cut desired shapes with 2 to 2 1/2 inch cookie cutters. Sprinkle with granulated sugar. Place on lightly greased cookie sheets. Bake until edges are a light brown, 6 - 8 minutes.
Amount Per Serving (30 total)
- 127 cal
- 6.4 g
- 16.2 g
Based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Reviews (49)Rate This Recipe
"Very good recipe but I had to make some changes. The first batch I made turned out way, way to floury. Nearly everyone at my work liked them but some complained of the floury taste and I agreed so I t..." See moreweaked it a bit. To start I added 1/4 cup less flour and a little under 1/4 of a cup more butter and they turned out perfect in every way. With butter icing or with a divet in the center and a bit of fruit jelly and they're wonderful."
"Delicious, especially good with a butter icing! Crispy, tasty and not too greasy! One of the best sugar cookies ever!!..." See more"
"These are absolutely the BEST sugar cookie we've found so far! I didn't have almond extract, so I used 1/8 tsp lemon extract instead. Very light texture, almost melts in your mouth. A bit fragile for ..." See morelittle helpers to decorate though, even I broke a couple icing them. (It was a nice treat to eat the broken ones.) These worked nicely for cut outs and held their shape beautifully (no spreading)."
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