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Sugar Cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Tina Loftin Smith
Added: Tuesday, November 25, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
cups Sugar
cup butter (1 stick), softened
1 egg
1- tsp. Vanilla
1- cups all-purpose flour
1 tsp. baking powder
tsp. Salt
Sugar for sprinkling on top

Directions:
Directions:
In large bowl, beat sugar and butter until fluffy.
Beat in egg and vanilla.
Combine flour, baking powder and salt; stir into sugar mixture.
Form dough into flat disk on lightly-floured surface; wrap in plastic wrap and chill for 1 hour.
Preheat oven to 350F.
On lightly-floured covered board, roll out half of dough to 1/8-inch thick.
Using cookie cutters, cut out various shapes.
Place 1 inch apart on cookie sheet.
Sprinkle with granulated sugar.
Bake 10 to 12 minutes until lightly browned.
Cool on rack.

 

 

 

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