"Plain fresh bread, its crust shatteringly crisp. Sweet cold butter. There is magic in the way they come together in your mouth to make a single perfect bite."--Ruth Reichl

Sugar Cookies Recipe

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This recipe for Sugar Cookies, by , is from The Allen Family Favorite Recipes, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Judy Geese
Added: Wednesday, October 17, 2007


1/2 pound butter
1 cup sugar
1 egg
2 cups flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 tablespoon milk
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 teaspoon almond extract
1/2 cup nuts, finely chopped

1. Preheat oven to 375.

2. Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add egg. Sift together flour, baking powder. Stir into creamed mixture. Add milk, vanilla and almond extract. Stir in nuts.

3. Chill 1 to 2 hours. Roll out to 1/8" thick. Cut into desired shapes. Put on ungreased cookie sheets.

4. Bake at 375 degrees 8 to 10 minutes until edges are lightly browned.




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