Thursday, June 14, 2012

Easy Sugar Cookies



These simple, quick sugar cookies are perfect for any occasion. Dress them up with frosting and sprinkles, or leave them plain for a quick dose of deliciousness. They're soft, flavorful, and very quick to cook up, so try them out!


Easy Sugar Cookies

Makes: 30 cookies
Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients:

2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. baking powder
1 cup softened butter (It is very important to have the butter completely softened before starting in order to have soft cookies in the end. You can speed up the softening process by putting the butter in the microwave for 10 seconds at a time until it's soft.)
1 1/2 cups white sugar
1 egg
1 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract

Directions:

1. Preheat oven to 475 degrees Fahrenheit. In a small bowl, stir together flour, baking soda, and baking powder. Set aside.

2. In a large bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until smooth. Beat in egg and vanilla. Gradually blend in the dry ingredients. Roll rounded tablespoonfuls of dough into balls, and place onto ungreased cookie sheets.

3. Bake for 8-10 minutes in the preheated oven or until golden. Let stand on cookie sheet for two minutes before removing to cool on wire racks.

Enjoy!
Stacey


Recipe courtesy of AllRecipes.com.

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