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Amazing Sugar Cookies

Rated as 4.49 out of 5 Stars

"Quick and easy sugar cookies. They are really good plain or with candies in them. My friend uses chocolate mints on top, and they're great!"
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Ingredients

40 m servings 90 cals
Original recipe yields 48 servings (4 dozen)

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. Mix flour, baking soda, and baking powder in a small bowl.
  3. Beat butter and 1 1/2 cups sugar with an electric mixer in a large bowl until smooth; stir in egg and vanilla extract. Gradually blend flour mixture into butter mixture. Roll dough into walnut-sized balls and toss in 1/4 cup sugar; place 2 inches apart onto ungreased baking sheets.
  4. Bake in preheated oven until golden, 8 to 9 minutes. Let stand on cookie sheet 2 minutes before removing to wire racks to cool.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 90 calories; 4 g fat; 12.8 g carbohydrates; 0.9 g protein; 14 mg cholesterol; 60 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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It's no wonder I like these. Outside of rolling the balls of dough in sugar before baking, this is exactly the same recipe as "Easy Sugar Cookies," also from this site - and I am very fond of th...

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I didn't make any changes, It was good with tea. But I expected it to be a little less dry. I mean I checked them in the oven every 2 minutes they were uncooked but suddenly in just a moment the...

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It's no wonder I like these. Outside of rolling the balls of dough in sugar before baking, this is exactly the same recipe as "Easy Sugar Cookies," also from this site - and I am very fond of th...

The batter came out beautifully, This the first review I have done.. I think this is a wonderful recipe, only thing I did different is I rolled my dough in Cinnimon, an sugar..an set Oven on 350...

this are berry good cookies not to hart to make ,my kids love this cookie

Bake at 350 for 10 min.

Love this recipe because doesn't require shopping - lots of sugar cookie recipes call for cream of tartar or sour cream, which I don't have in the house regularly. Easy and quick.

Nice buttery flavor but like the texture and taste of Cracked Sugar Cookies from this site better.

Super easy, delicious, sweet and fluffy. Perfect for a spur-of-the-moment urge to make cookies. Tina, maybe the problems you had were due to over-beating the batter, making the cookies too small...

I didn't make any changes, It was good with tea. But I expected it to be a little less dry. I mean I checked them in the oven every 2 minutes they were uncooked but suddenly in just a moment the...

I thought the moisture balance was way off. I followed the recipe to the letter and the dough turned out the texture of dry sandy clay and I had to squeeze each dough ball really hard to get it...