Basic Vanilla Sugar Cookies

Sugar Cookies
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  • Total: 25 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Yield: 6 Dozen (72 servings)

This sugar cookie recipe contains butter and vanilla. Scroll down to see more sugar cookie recipes.

What You'll Need

  • 1 cup butter
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 3 tablespoons evaporated milk
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

How to Make It

  1. Heat the oven to 375° F (190° C/Gas 5).
  2. In a mixing bowl with an electric mixer, cream butter and sugar until light.
  3. Beat in egg and vanilla.
  4. Sift flour and baking powder together; stir into creamed mixture.
  5. Cover the bowl and refrigerate the dough for about 1 hour, or until dough is firm enough to roll.
  6. On a floured surface, roll the dough out to 1/8-inch thick and cut with cookie cutters.
  7. Bake for 6 to 10 minutes.
  1. Makes about 6 dozen small sugar cookies, or fewer with large cutters.

The recipe was shared on our forum by MillZ.

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Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
42 Calories
3g Fat
3g Carbs
1g Protein
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)