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Icebox Sugar Cookies

Rated as 4.56 out of 5 Stars

"Louise Worsham of Kalamazoo, Michigan has been making light, buttery and easily portable Icebox Sugar Cookies since she was a girl."
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Ingredients

30 m servings
Original recipe yields 48 servings

Directions

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  1. In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar. Beat in eggs and vanilla. Combine flour, baking soda and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture. On a lightly floured surface, shape dough into three 10-in. long rolls. Tightly wrap each roll in waxed paper. Chill for 1 hour or until firm.
  2. Cut into 3/8-in. slices; place on greased baking sheets. Sprinkle with sugar. Bake at 375 degrees F for 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool on wire racks.

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This made a very good, slightly crispy and chewy cookie. My seventeen month old and husband loved them. The first batch I made I put twelve cookies on the baking sheet (standard size) and they s...

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I haven't made this recipe (I'm just giving it 3 stars so I can make this comment). To the commenter who doesn't like hard cookies, recipes like this are generally *supposed* to produce hard co...

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I haven't made this recipe (I'm just giving it 3 stars so I can make this comment). To the commenter who doesn't like hard cookies, recipes like this are generally *supposed* to produce hard co...

This made a very good, slightly crispy and chewy cookie. My seventeen month old and husband loved them. The first batch I made I put twelve cookies on the baking sheet (standard size) and they s...

My Husband, Mom, my dog, and I loved these cookies. This recipe creates a good cookie base that lends itself to additions like nuts, chocolate chips, cocoa, liquor....it reminds me of a cookie ...

Been using this same recipe since I was a teen. Easy and very useful recipe which makes a basic sugar cookie with loads of potential.

Excellent as written! Thanks for sharing. I used a variation because I wanted lemon sugar cookies and added the juice of 1/2 lemon + zest to egg/sugar mixture before adding flour mix. Wonderful!

Super easy!! I didn't have enough stick butter, only had 1 1/2 sticks, so I used 1/4 c of shortening. I didn't refrigerate the dough either. I scooped out about 1 in ball size and placed it o...

Very nice. Not too sweet, not to crispy or chewy. Perfect amounts of all of the above.

This recipe was really good, but I did adapt it to use very soft butter and baking powder and half the baking soda. I used this to roll cookies and cut, it worked beautifully.

This receipe is amazing. In fact, I think I have put on ten pounds from eating these cookies!!!!