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Amazing Sugar Cookies Recipe
  • READY IN 40 mins

Amazing Sugar Cookies

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"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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Original recipe makes 4 dozen Change Servings
  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    10 mins

    40 mins


  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.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jan 04, 2013

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 that recipe. These cookies are simply the best, and so easy to mix up I had a half recipe done in about the same time it took Hubs to shower and dress! And that included frosting them with "Sugar Cookie Icing," that recipe from this site as well. The cookies are soft yet chewy, with a nice, buttery flavor. Frosted or not, these are a good pick.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Apr 21, 2015

This recipe turned out dreadful because of one mistake. I would suggest at least doubling the amount of sugar in the dough. Other than that it was amazing! Just won't make it again without adding extra sugar for sure. Would be five stars without that problem.


39 Ratings

Aug 31, 2012

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 set Oven on 350 ... 375 is just hot for these cookies..I froze half of my batter for later..Thumbs up !!!

Jul 20, 2012

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

Feb 28, 2013

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

Jan 23, 2013

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.

Oct 15, 2012

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, or having your oven too hot? Who knows? All I know is that I followed the directions and my cookies came out picture and palate perfect!

Jan 01, 2015

Bake at 350 for 10 min.


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  • Calories
  • 90 kcal
  • 4%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 12.8 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol
  • 14 mg
  • 5%
  • Fat
  • 4 g
  • 6%
  • Fiber
  • 0.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Protein
  • 0.9 g
  • 2%
  • Sodium
  • 60 mg
  • 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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