Rating: 4 stars
14 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 7
  • 4 star values: 3
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 2
  • 1 star values: 1

Tastes like the original sugar cookie sold by Girl Scouts in 1935. Taste a bit of history!!



Original recipe yields 24 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add milk and vanilla; beat until light and fluffy.

  • In a separate bowl, combine flour and baking powder; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well.

  • Chill at least 2 hours or overnight.

  • On a lightly floured surface, roll the dough to 1/4 inch thickness. Cut with trefoil cookie cutter available at Girl Scout stores, or use small cutter of your choice. Place cookies on ungreased baking sheets.

  • Place cookies on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool on wire racks.

Nutrition Facts

155 calories; protein 2g; carbohydrates 18.5g; fat 8.2g; cholesterol 35.9mg; sodium 101.7mg. Full Nutrition