Best Sugar Cookie Recipe: A Canvas for Festive and Colorful Creations

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

Instructions:

  1. Before starting, the oven should be preheated to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. In a small bowl, combine flour, baking soda, and baking powder.
  3. 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.
  4. Blend in the flour mixture gradually. Roll dough into walnut-sized balls.
  5. Then place each ball onto ungreased baking sheets 2 inches apart from each other.
  6. Place the baking sheet in preheated over and bake for 8 to 10 minutes, or until sides are brown.
  7. Cool for a little while on the baking sheets before transferring to a wire rack to finish cooling.

Nutritional Values:

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.

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