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Granny's Sugar Cookies Recipe

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Added: Thursday, September 10, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 c. butter
1 c. sugar
1 med. whole egg
1/2 tsp. salt
2 tsp. baking powder
2 c. sifted flour
1/2 tsp. vanilla extract

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 400. Cream together butter and sugar; blend in egg. Sift together dry ingredients and add to mixture. Blend in vanilla extract. Chill dough for 30 minutes in refrigerator. Roll out dough and cut with cookie cutters. Bake on cookie sheet, lined with parchment paper.

For extra sparkle and color, glaze cookies using this simple recipe: Blend together 3/4 c. sifted confectioner's sugar and 3-4 tsp. water. Follow package directions on food coloring to attain desired color. While cookies are still warm, brush with glaze.

 

 

 

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