Soft and moist with a light vanilla and almond flavor. Got these from a friend's wedding.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
10 mins
additional:
3 hrs
total:
3 hrs 25 mins
Servings:
12
Yield:
3 dozen
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Ingredients

12
Original recipe yields 12 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Cream together the butter, sugar, egg, milk, vanilla extract, and almond extract in a large bowl.

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  • Stir in the flour and baking powder.

  • Cover and refrigerate until firm, about 2 hours.

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).

  • Divide the dough into thirds. On a lightly floured surface, roll out each portion to 1/4-inch thick.

  • Cut cookies out using a floured cookie cutter.

  • Arrange cookies on an ungreased baking sheet about 1-inch apart.

  • Bake until cookies are lightly golden, 6 to 9 minutes.

  • Transfer cookies to a wire rack to cool completely.

Nutrition Facts

304 calories; protein 3.5g 7% DV; carbohydrates 36.8g 12% DV; fat 16.1g 25% DV; cholesterol 56.4mg 19% DV; sodium 157mg 6% DV. Full Nutrition
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Reviews (3)

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Rating: 4 stars
02/14/2012
Very nice sugar cookie. Took them to work and asked for reviews. Everyone liked them but said that there was no WOW factor to give it a 5. Will definitely make again. Thanks for posting the recipe. Read More
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4 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 3
  • 4 star values: 1
  • 3 star values: 0
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Rating: 4 stars
02/14/2012
Very nice sugar cookie. Took them to work and asked for reviews. Everyone liked them but said that there was no WOW factor to give it a 5. Will definitely make again. Thanks for posting the recipe. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
02/18/2020
I made the recipe twice because I gave the first batch away for Valentines Day! The batter is easy to roll and tastes great. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
12/30/2016
I've tried several different sugar cookie recipes on here. These are my family's (and my) favorite by far! It's a small recipe so I double up. Read More
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