Cookie Exchange Recipes: Sugar cookies

Sugar Cookies


  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 14 tbsp unsalted butter, soft
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs
  1. Oven rack middle, set oven at 350ºF. Spread 1/2 cup of sugar in a shallow bowl for coating.
  2. In a separate bowl: whisk flour, baking powder and salt.
  3. Beat butter and sugar (1 1/2 cup) together until light and fluffy (3-6 minutes). Beat in vanilla and then one egg at a time.
  4. Reduce mixer speed to low and add four.
  5. use wet hands to roll 2 tbsp of dough and then roll in sugar to coat.
  6. Flatten cookies with a buttered cup and sprinkle with sugar. Bake 10-12 minutes, until browned at edges.


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