Sunday, December 11, 2011

Sugar Cookies

3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter or margarine (soft, not melted)
1 C granulated sugar
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 1/2 C all purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon salt

Preparing the cookies:
Put into a mixing bowl along with 1 cup of sugar and mix until blended. Add eggs and vanilla and 2-1/2 cups flour, baking powder, and salt.

Mix everything together and cover with plastic wrap. Put the dough in plastic or a ziplock bag and refrigerate for at least one hour.

When ready to bake, preheat oven to 400 degrees F.

Sprinkle counter with flour and roll out the dough, about 1/4-inch thick. Use cookie cutters to make cookies 2 to 3-inches.

Put cookies on ungreased cookie sheet, and put cookie sheet in oven for about 10 minutes.

Makes 2 1/2 to 3 dozen cookies


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