Sunday, December 10, 2017

16 Sugar Cookies

These sugar cookies are so easy to make, don't need chilling, and taste amazing! And, this recipe only makes like 16-20 cookies. So it means I don't overload on cookies too much!!

Sugar cookie recipe is from One Little Project and icing is from Betty Crocker


1/2 cup butter, softened
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
1/2 an egg (you can do this by beating the egg and then measuring out half of it, about 2 Tbsp.) 
1 1/2 cups flour
1/4 tsp. salt
1 tsp. baking powder

  1. Preheat oven to 350° F
  2. Cream together butter and sugar until smooth
  3. Add in vanilla and egg
  4. In another bowl, mix flour salt, and baking powder
  5. Combine flour mixture to butter mixture a little at a time until mixed completely
  6. Knead with hands until mixed thoroughly 
  7. Roll out with a rolling pin onto floured surface (don't roll too thin, about 1/4" thick) 
  8. Cut out into your favorite shapes 
  9. Place on a cookie sheet and cook about 8 minutes, then transfer to a cooling rack

2 cups powdered sugar (more if needed)
1/3 cup butter, softened
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1 Tbsp. milk (more if needed) 

  1. Mix together powdered sugar and eggs
  2. Add in vanilla 
  3. Add milk a little at a time, add more sugar and milk until you reach the desired consistency
  4. Add colors if wanted
Wait for cookies to cool until frosting and enjoy! 


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