Sugar Cookie Cutouts

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I found this to be the best sugar cookie recipe for cutouts! very good flavor even without the frosting.

close up view of Sugar Cookie Cutouts shaped like school busses on a platter
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Servings:
36
Yield:
6 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened

  • 1 cup white sugar

  • 2 eggs

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 3 ¾ cups all-purpose flour

  • 2 teaspoons baking powder

  • ¼ cup heavy whipping cream

  • ½ cup colored sugar for decoration

Directions

  1. In a medium bowl, cream together the butter and sugar. Stir in the eggs and vanilla. Sift together the flour and baking powder, stir into the creamed mixture alternately with the heavy cream. Cover dough, and chill for 2 to 3 hours, until firm.

  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets.

  3. On a lightly floured surface, roll out the dough to 1/4 inch thickness. Cut into desired shapes with cookie cutters. Place cookies 1 inch apart on the prepared cookie sheets. Sprinkle with colored sugar if desired.

  4. Bake for 12 to 14 minutes in the preheated oven, until bottoms and edges of cookies are light brown. Remove from baking sheet and cool on wire racks. Store in an airtight container.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

135 Calories
6g Fat
18g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 36
Calories 135
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 8%
Saturated Fat 4g 19%
Cholesterol 26mg 9%
Sodium 68mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 18g 7%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 8g
Protein 2g
Calcium 21mg 2%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 21mg 0%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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