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Cookies - Sugar Cookies Recipe

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Added: Wednesday, February 13, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 cup butter, softened
1 cup sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 egg
1/4 cup milk
1/4 teaspoon vanilla
3 cups flour
2 teaspoons baking powder added to 1 cup of the above flour

Directions:
Directions:
Cream butter, sugar and salt. Sift flour and baking powder. Add 1 cup of flour with baking powder to butter mixture. Add remaining flour, as much as needed depending on dough. Shape into a disc; cover with plastic. Chill for 2 hours. Roll out on lightly floured surface about 1/8 - 1/4-inch thick.
Grease cookie sheets. Cut out dough into desired shapes. Bake in 350 degree oven 8 - 10 minutes until lightly browned. Cool.
Shortcut: Add 2 - 4 tablespoons all-purpose flour to refrigerted cookie dough and proceed as above.
May frost with Royal Icing (see recipe).

 

 

 

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