The best sugar cookie recipes are the absolute best cookie recipe you’ll ever make. These easy sugar cookies recipe will melt in your mouth! These are the perfect valentine’s day sugar cookies, Christmas sugar cookie recipe, or everyday sugar cookie recipe for kids to cut out with their favorite cookie cutters and frost to their hearts content. These cookie taste even better than they look!
BEST Sugar Cookie Recipe
Here is our families favorite sugar cookie recipe. It’s kind of a secret so shhhhhh – don’t tell =) These best sugar cookies will literally melt in your mouth! They are delicious frosted or cook a couple minutes longer and eaten plan with a slight crunchy. We like our favorite sugar cookies nice and soft with a sweet, slighly almond flavored frosting. They are better than any cookies we’ve found at a bakery and make with quality ingredients we can trust because these are homemade sugar cookies! These will quicly become a much requeted, family favorite sugar cookie recipe in your homes too!
Melt in your Mouth Sugar Cookie Recipe
Preheat oven to 375 F. Blend together powdered sugar, softened butter, egg, vanilla and almond extract.
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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.
Easy sugar cookie recipe
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.
Yummy sugar cookie recipe
Cut out and place on cookie sheet or parchment paper lined cookie sheet. (Lining the cookie sheet will make clean up a cinch!)
Christmas sugar cookie recipe
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!)
Melt in your mouth sugar cookies
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.
Easy Sugar Cookie Recipes
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!!
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!
Valentine’s day sugar cookies
It’s our family tradition to make these pretty valentines day cookies using this favorite best sugar cookie recipe.
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BEST Sugar Cookie Recipe
- 1 1/2 cup powdered sugar
- 1 cup softened butter
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- 1 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
- 1 large egg
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 teaspoon cream of tartar
- 2 1/2 cups all purpose flour
- 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.