Traditional Sugar Cookies

Traditional Sugar Cookies
Recipe type: Cookies
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Serves: 60
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F
  • 6 cups flour
  • 3 tsp baking powder
  • 2 cups butter (4 sticks)
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla or almond extract
  • 1 tsp salt
  1. Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  2. Add eggs and vanilla, mix well
  3. Mix dry ingredients and add a little at a time to the butter mixture
  4. Mix until flour is completely blended
  5. Place a large glob of dough between two waxed paper sheets and roll out to a ¼" to ½" thickness
  6. Cut into desired shapes using cutters
  7. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until cookie begins to turn brown around edges


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