BEST Sugar Cookie Recipe

These sugar cookies are the absolute best cookie recipe you'll ever make. They will melt in your mouth! These are the perfect Valentines Day, Christmas, or any day cookie recipe that will taste as good as they look!
BEST Sugar Cookie Recipe - these sugar cookies AMAZING! They come put perfect every time and melt in your mouth! These are the perfect Christmas cookie, valentines day cookie, and everyday cut out cookie to bake with kids


Sugar Cookie Recipe

Here is our families favorite sugar cookie recipe. It’s kind of a secret so shhhhhh – don’t tell =)
These cookies will literally melt in your mouth! They are delicious frosted or cookie a couple minutes longer and eaten plan with a slight crunchy.

cream together butter, powdered sugar, egg, vanilla and almond extract

Preheat oven to 375 F. Blend together powdered sugar, softened butter, egg, vanilla and almond extract.

mix in flour, baking powder, and cream of tartar

Next, stir in baking soda, cream of tartar, and flour.
You will have a dry dough. You can refrigerate for 2 hours if you want easier to handle dough and have the time. If not they can be rolled out right away.

roll out sugar cookies on powdered sugar sprinkled counter

Dust your counter with powdered sugar or flour. Using hands squish dough together and then place on prepared counter. Using rolling pin to roll out cookies – keeping dough nice and thick (1/4” thick) for soft cookies.

roll out sugar cookie recipe and use cookie cutters

Cut out and place on cookie sheet or parchment paper lined cookie sheet. (Lining the cookie sheet will make clean up a cinch!)

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Bake in preheated oven for 8 minutes for soft cookies, 10-12 minutes for crunchier cookies. Do not remove from cookie sheet until set (they may not look done at 8 minutes, but they are!)

cool cookies on rack and then decorate with homemade icing

After 5-6 minutes carefully remove and put on wire racks to cool.

As they cool, whip up some homemade icing by mixing together 2 Tablespoons softened butter, 1/2 teas almond extract, and 3 cups powdered sugar. This will go on smooth and set up nicely to form a dry to touch smooth icing.

these sugar cookies melt in your mouth and have the best flavor

These sugar cookies when rolled out thick, only cooked for 8 minutes, and frosted are so soft they will melt in your mouth. They have the best flavor!!

best Christmas cookie recipe

These cookies are fun to decorate and make the perfect cookie to bake with kids! Depending on what cookie cutters you use this recipe is perfect for Christmas, Easter, Valentines Day, St. Patrick's Day, summer, fall, winter, spring, or for fun themed preschool units!

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    BEST Sugar Cookie Recipe

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    These sugar cookies are the absolute best cookie recipe you'll ever make. They will melt in your mouth! These are the perfect Valentines Day, Christmas, or any day cookie recipe that will taste as good as they look!

    ingredients:

    • 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
    • 1 cup softened butter (I use Target organic, salted butter)
    • 1/2 teas vanilla extract
    • 1 1/2 teas almond extract
    • 1 large egg
    • 1 teas baking soda
    • 1 teas cream of tartar
    • 2 1/2 cups flour. 

    instructions:

    Preheat oven to 375 F. 
    Blend together powdered sugar, butter, vanilla, almond extract, and egg.
      Next, stir in baking soda, cream of tartar, and flour.
      You will have a dry dough. You can refrigerate for 2 hours if you want easier to handle dough and have the time. If not they can be rolled out right away.

      Dust your counter with powdered sugar or flour. Using hands squish dough together and then place on prepared counter. Using rolling pin to roll out cookies – keeping dough nice and thick (1/4” thick) for soft cookies. Cut out and place on cookie sheet or parchment paper lined cookie sheet.

      Bake in preheated oven for 8 minutes for soft cookies, 10-12 minutes for crunchier cookies. Do not remove from cookie sheet until set (they may not look done at 8 minutes, but they are!) After 5-6 minutes carefully remove and put on wire racks to cool.

      To ice mix 2 TAB softened butter, 1/2 teas almond extract, and 3 cups powdered sugar. This will go on smooth and set up nicely to form a dry to touch smooth icing.

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        Beth Gorden
        Beth Gorden

        Beth Gorden is a homeschooling mother of six who strives to enjoy every moment with her kids through hands-on learning, crafts, new experiences, and lots of playing together. Beth is also the creator and author of 123 Homeschool 4 Me where she shares 1000+ free printables, creative homeschool lessons, crafts, and other fun ideas to help preschool and homeschooling families have fun while learning and exploring together.