Bringing you the best sugar cookie recipe.
Welcome to the delightful world of sugar cookies, where sweetness meets creativity in every bite! These sugar cookies are a classic treat that are loved by many. They are simple to make, yet are versatile enough to be decorated in many different ways. Whether you are making them for a holiday or just as a sweet treat, sugar cookies are sure to be a crowd-pleaser.
These tiny cookies are going to be flavourful, pillowy, and light.
So grab your apron, preheat the oven, and let’s dive into the world of sugar cookies together!
Preparation Time: 20 mins
Cooking Time: 10 mins
Total Time: 30 mins
Serving: 4 dozen
Sugar Cookie Recipe Ingredients:
- 1 ½ cups white sugar
- 1 egg
- ½ teaspoon baking powder
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 2 ¾ cups all-purpose flour
- 1 cup butter, softened
- Before starting, the oven should be preheated to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
- In a small bowl, combine flour, baking soda, and baking powder.
- Then, in a large mixing bowl, add sugar and butter and mix with an electric mixer until combined well. Then add in vanilla and eggs and beat well.
- Blend in the flour mixture gradually. Roll dough into walnut-sized balls.
- Then place each ball onto ungreased baking sheets 2 inches apart from each other.
- Place the baking sheet in preheated over and bake for 8 to 10 minutes, or until sides are brown.
- Cool for a little while on the baking sheets before transferring to a wire rack to finish cooling.
Calories: 85, Protein: 1g, Fats: 4g, Carbs: 12g
Frequently Asked Questions:
How long do sugar cookies last?
The cooled cookies can be kept in the fridge for up to a week or for a few days at room temperature in an airtight container. If your cookies are frosty, stack them with wax paper in between each layer to keep them from adhering together.
Q: Can You Freeze Sugar Cookies?
Yes, you can freeze the cookies and cookies dough both.
Freezing the cookies: let the baked cookies finish cooling. Place them on a baking sheet in a single layer, cover, and freeze for up to an overnight period of time. Transfer the frozen cookies to a freezer-safe container or a zip-top bag. For further protection, wrap in at least one sheet of foil. You can freeze for or up to two months, freeze.
Freezing the dough: roll the dough into small balls and arrange each ball on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Cover the dough balls and freeze for about 3 hours or overnight. Then transfer the frozen cookies to a freezer-safe container or a zip-top bag. For further protection, wrap in at least one sheet of foil. For up to two months, freeze.