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Video: The Best Rolled Sugar Cookies

See how to make the ultimate sugar cookie from scratch.

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See how to make a classic five-star sugar cookie. This favorite Allrecipes recipe has 5,000 reviews, and an art gallery’s worth of photos of these beautifully decorated sugar cookies have been posted—more than 1,200! Get Jill’s top-rated recipe for The Best Rolled Sugar Cookies. The best part about these sugar cookies? They’re foolproof! So easy to make. Get more ideas for Homemade Food Gifts >>

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Jan. 23, 2015 12:16 pm
Fixed my problem by adding eggs and water. Rolled out well and is baking well at 400F for 6 min. Ingredients saved!
Dec. 6, 2014 11:34 am
i place a dowel rod on either side of the dough as i roll that way it is always the same thickness i like my sugar cookies thick so i use 1/2 inch dowels but you could use any size you wanted it works great
Bobbi McAlister 
Dec. 4, 2014 4:20 pm
I have trouble rolling them out to the desired depth. Is there a tool that would attach to the rolling pin to roll them out to 1/4 or 1/2 inch.
Nov. 23, 2014 12:05 pm
I actually love this recipe. I use it all of the time and it is great to make with kids. But instead of making a whole batch, I only make half a batch. It saves a lot of time and ingredients. When I roll it out normally, it's over 1 foot in diameter! So if you make half of a batch you still get a lot more than you probably bargained for! And I'm only 15 years old. And my sister and I use this recipe for school events, family gatherings, etc. I LOVE LOVE LOVE THIS RECIPE.
Nov. 23, 2014 7:25 am
SO I guess I should have watched the video first instead of just going by the recipe. First my mixture did not look as supple and smooth as in the video. Secondly, since it did not say so in the recipe, I did not cover the mixture before putting it in the fridge overnight. I ended up with a bowl full of dried out, unusable powder.
Jul. 28, 2014 11:31 am
I don't know I should make them now...
Jul. 15, 2014 12:51 pm
how many cookies does this makw?
Dec. 26, 2013 11:54 pm
Aloha! I concur with Mimi3 and several others... what a total waste of ingredients and time. My dough was far too sticky and I had let it sit in the fridge overnight. It stuck to the rolling pin and was so fragile that the tips of my cookies broke off before I got them to the cookie sheet. I tasted the finished product and it was so awful, I think cardboard would have better flavor. I baked two sheets of these and ended up dumping the entire contents in the trash. I am still shocked at how many people rate this recipe so high. DO NOT WASTE YOUR TIME ON THESE!
Dec. 25, 2013 3:25 pm
THIS IS THE WORST recipe for sugar cookies I have EVER made!!! Do NOT make this because you use good ingredients but 5 cups of flour???? That's all you taste is the flour!!!!!!!!! YUCK!!!!!!!! They don't ever taste sweet no matter how much sugar you put on top of the cookie!!!!!!!!!!!
Dec. 16, 2013 7:02 pm
will try this recipe for christmas
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