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The Best Rolled Sugar Cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Suzanne Kelly
Added: Sunday, September 6, 2009

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 1/2 cups butter, softened
2 cups white sugar
4 eggs
1 tsp vanilla extract
5 cups all-purpose flour
2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp salt

Directions:
Directions:
In a large bowl, cream together butter and sugar until smooth. Beat in eggs and vanilla. Stir in the flour, baking powder, and salt. cover, and chill dough for at least one hour (or overnight)
Preheat oven to 400. Roll out dough on floured surface 1/4 to 1/2 inch thick. Cut into shapes with any cookie cutter. Place cookies 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheets.
Bake 6-8 minutes in preheated oven. cool completely.
Decorate if desired

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This dough freezes well so you can make extra and freeze for a later date.

 

 

 

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