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Sugar Cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Tamara Brooks

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 ½ cups confectioner’s sugar, sifted
1 cup (2 sticks) butter
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon pure almond extract
2 ½ cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon cream of tartar

Directions:
Directions:
In a bowl, cream together the sugar and butter, then mix in the egg, vanilla, and almond extracts. In another bowl, stir together the flour, baking soda, and cream of tartar; mix the dry ingredients into the creamed mixture, then cover and refrigerate for 2 to 3 hours, or overnight.
Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Divide the chilled dough in half and roll it out on a lightly floured pastry cloth to a ¼ inch thickness. Lightly grease some baking sheets. Cut the dough with a floured cookie cutter; sprinkle with sugar. Transfer the cookies to a the prepared sheets and bake for 9 minutes.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
5 dozen
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
1 hour
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is one of my favorite Paula Deen recipes & the BEST sugar cookies ever! Make 'em and freeze the dough if you'd like.

 

 

 

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