Gimme some sugar! The making of Sugar Cookies

Vanilla Sugar Cookies

These cookies are a little sweet but gorgeous. You have to have a lot of patience to do decorated sugar cookies.

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Let’s Go…recipe below.

1.)Cream together the butter, vanilla and confectioners’s sugar.

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2.)Add the eggs one at a time scraping in between each addition.

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3.)Add the flour and mix until combined. Do not over mix or you will get tuff cookies.

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4.)Flatten out the dough and put in the refrigerator for at least 3 hours or even better overnight to rest.

 

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5.)Preheat oven to 375F. Roll out the dough with some flour to 1/4 to 1/2″ thick. Cut with desired cookie cutter and place onto a cookie sheet. Bake for 10-14 minutes depending on size of cookie cutter. For cookie cutters check out Old River Cookie Cutters

To see how to decorate sugar cookies see my VDay Blog post.

 

Patience is key! Let the dough rest and it will be a lot easier to roll out. Trust me!

Sugar Cookies
Serves 24
Great cookies for those special occasions. They work perfect for painting with royal icing. They taste good too!
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Ingredients
  1. 363g Unsalted Butter
  2. 180g Confectioners' Sugar
  3. 540g All-Purpose Flour
  4. 80g Eggs
  5. 1 Tbsp Vanilla Paste
Instructions
  1. 1.)Cream together the butter, vanilla, and confectioners' sugar.
  2. 2.)When light and fluffy about 5 minutes then add the eggs one at a time scraping in between each addition.
  3. 3.)Add the flour in two additions and mix until combined. Do not over mix or you will get tuff cookies.
  4. 4.)Flatten out the dough and put in the refrigerator for at least 3 hours or even better overnight to rest.
  5. 5.)Preheat oven to 375F. Roll out the dough with some flour to 1/4-1/2" thick. Cut with desired cookie cutter and place onto a cookie sheet. Bake for 10-14 minutes depending on size of cookie cutter.
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