"This a fantastic old-fashioned sugar cookie recipe that is not as sweet as others that I have used. They complement a powdered sugar icing without being overly sweet. My favorite, and EASY!" — Heather Newcomer
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2 3/4 cups
I thought that this was one of the best sugar cookie recipes that I have ever tried. I liked that the dough didn't have to be refigerated before rolling it out. That makes it probably the fastest sugar cookie to make. These are meant to be iced. I highly recommend using the Butter Icing for Sugar Cookies on this website. Using these two together I have decorated cookies for Valentine's Day, Halloween, and Christmas.
Easy to make but the flavor is very bland.
This recipe was yummy! I actually made it for 144 servings (288 cookies) for family and gift giving. wow. a luscious cutout cookie, that improved as the days went on...it did not disintigrate or get crumbly and was a dream to decorate. As it is not too sweet, the icing was the treat, and it got an A-1 rating by the hubby and kids for dunking in milk or hot cocoa. Very addictive cookies. YUMMY! (Note: blend all ingredients very carefully as you go if you're making a mega-batch, especially!)
This is a fantastic recipe for making a simple cutout cookie as a base for a flavorful icing. I substituted butter for shortening and added a pinch of baking powder to puff them up a little bit. I did need to refrigerate the dough before rolling it out. When they cooled them I mixed up a thin icing of confectioner's sugar, corn syrup, a touch of juice, and some food coloring. The cookie is perfect for a fruity icing since it is not to sweet. The icing hardens and the cookies look and taste as though they're from a bakery. Everyone loved them.
Great recipe! Cookies are delicious, light and crisp. Easy to make. One hint - the dough was rather sticky for rolling out, I had to use quite a bit of flour for dusting the pin & the table top. Other than that, excellent recipe. I will make it again and again!!!
I made this recipe last night/today (I usually cook at midnight or.. 3AM! haha) The only thing is, adding the eggs to the recipe, I found that I only needed to add one egg. This maybe was because the eggs they sell in my country are sort of big, well I bet in the US they're bigger haha but I seriously thaught that if I added the other egg I would screw up the recipe :C adding the flour the dough was kind of falling apart a little bit but when I 'kneaded' it a while longer that didn't happen anymore. I was too sleepy to bake them last night so I baked them this morning, and instead of icing I decorated them with some colored sugar, they turned out really nice! My family really loved them, and I think I'm going to use this recipe again for Valentine's or something ;>! Thank you SO much for the recipe :)
Great recipe. I used butter instead of shortening. Not too sweet, which is great because everyone usually adds icing etc. Perfect when you're in a time crunch because they don't need to be chilled.
the best sugar cookie recipe i have tryed so far, i would highly recommend it.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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Servings Per Recipe: 12
Amount Per Serving
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