The holidays always remind me of decorating sugar cookies. This recipe is a simple sugar cookie recipe that doesn’t need any fridge time!
We got this recipe at bakeat350.
Oven Temperature: 350°F
Baking Time: 5-10 min.
Makes: 100 small cookies or 50 large cookies
3 cups all-purpose flour
2 tsp baking powder
1 cup sugar
2 sticks butter, cold & cut into chunks
3/4 tsp pure vanilla extract
1/2 tsp pure almond extract (or you can use 1 1/4 tsp vanilla instead of both extracts like we did)
Preheat oven to 350°F. Prepare a pan with aluminum foil.
In a stand mixer, cream the butter and sugar.
Since the butter is cold, it may take a while to get it to cream. If your mixer isn’t very high powered, soften your butter before creaming. If you do this, chill your dough for a couple hours before rolling.
When your cookies are done baking, they should be lightly brown on the bottom. When you take them out of the oven, they will be a little soft, so let them sit on the cookie sheets for a few minutes to firm up. Then cool them on a rack.
After the cookies are done baking, head over to our royal icing recipe to decorate! Enjoy!