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Basic Sugar Cookie Recipe

Sugar cookies are perfect, they are easy to make and easy to decorate. with this recipe you are going to have crunchy sugar cookies that you can eat them alone with a glass of milk or decorate them with icing and have lots of beautiful colorful sugar cookies to make your children happy …

basic sugar cookie
basic sugar cookie

Ingredients for basic sugar cookies

  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1, 1/2 cups white sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup butter
ingredients for basic sugar cookie
ingredients for basic sugar cookie

Directions

In a large bowl beat the room temperature butter and sugar with an electric beater for 2 to 3 minutes until smooth and creamy.

beat the butter and sugar
beat the butter and sugar

Add the egg and beat 2 to 3 minutes more until well incorporated.

add the egg
add the egg

In another bowl sift the flour, baking powder and salt.

sift dry ingredients
sift dry ingredients

Gradually add flour mixture and beat.

add dry ingredients
add dry ingredients

Continue beating until the mixture texture is like bread crumbs.

beat well
beat well

Make the mixture together by the Pressure of your hands. Now your dough is ready. Divide the dough in half, it makes rolling your dough much more easier. Refrigerate them for about 2 hours.

put in the refrigerate
put in the refrigerate

Now preheat the oven to 375 degree F. Sprinkle the surface and your rolling pin with flour.

sprinkle surface with flour
sprinkle surface with flour

Roll out the dough to 1/4 inch thick.

roll out the dough
roll out the dough

Cut into your desired shape.

cut the dough
cut the dough

place the shaped dough at least 1/2 inch apart on parchment paper. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until the cookies are beginning to turn brown on the edges. Let the cookies sit on the parchment paper for 2 minutes until removal from the oven and then transfer them to wire rack to cool.

place in baking sheet
place in baking sheet

Now your crunchy delicious sugar cookies are ready to enjoy …

basic sugar cookie
basic sugar cookie

 

 

 

 

 

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