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Tuesday, December 24, 2013

Classic Sugar Cookies

   Everyone likes a good sugar cookie and this is the recipe we always use.  These turn out really soft and are quite tasty.

Classic Sugar Cookie

                                             3 c. flour                               1/2 tsp. salt
                                             1 tsp. baking powder              2 sticks margarine
                                             2 eggs                                  1 1/2 c. sugar
                                             2 tsp. vanilla

   Sift the baking powder, salt, and flour together and set aside.  Cream the margarine and sugar together until fluffy and then beat in the eggs, one at a time.  Now, blend in the flour mixture.  Cover the bowl and put in the refrigerate to chill for a minimum of 2 hours.  
     After the dough is chilled, preheat the oven to 350 degrees.   Roll out your dough onto a floured surface about 1/4" thick.  If you roll out the dough too thinly, the cookies will be crisp and not soft.  Cut out cookies with cookie cutters.  Bake for 8 1/2 minutes.  You know they are done when the centers are no longer wet.  Do not overcook.  Decorate or frost as desired.

Classic sugar cookie, Christmas cookies, angel cookies, Christmas tree cookies

Classic sugar cookie, Christmas cookies, angel cookies, Christmas tree cookies

Classic sugar cookie, Christmas cookies, angel cookies, Christmas tree cookies




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3 comments:

  1. I love sugar cookies! Thanks for the recipe! Happy Holidays!

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  2. These are beautiful! We love sugar cookies here. :-) Thanks for linking up with "Try a New Recipe Tuesday." I hope you will be able to join us again this week. http://our4kiddos.blogspot.com/2014/01/try-new-recipe-tuesday-january-7.html

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