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Best Sugar Cookie

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  • 1 cup butter (softened)
  • 1 cup granulated white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 egg
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium6% DV135mg
    Fat17% DV11g
    Protein6% DV3g
    Carbs9% DV27g
    Fiber3% DV<1g
    Calories220Calories from Fat100
    Total Fat11g17%
    Saturated Fat7g35%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat100
    Total Carbohydrate27g9%
    Dietary Fiber<1g3%
    Vitamin A8%
    Vitamin C

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Mike Luttrell a month ago
    The dough was very crumbly unfortunately. The dough tastes good, but I think I will go back to my regularly used recipe. It’s always good to try new things, but this one did not work out for me.
    Kristen 4 months ago
    Amazing. Easy to make. This is replacing my old sugar cookie recipe.
    Christina Cole 4 months ago
    Delicious! I love that you don’t have to refrigerate the dough!
    Erin W. 5 months ago
    These are the best sugar cookies! Thanks!
    melissa powell 5 months ago
    Quick and easy! I made with my kids twice now and they were great both times
    Danielle Brunow 5 months ago
    This is a legit sugar cookie recipe. My family loved these and we will make them again. The final baked cookie is flakey with a soft center and a crisp exterior. Perfect for icing. We followed the recipe exactly and the cookies came out fantastic. There is a huge difference between an unworked dough straight from the mixer and a hand worked dough so when you turn it out on your work surface, be sure to knead and work it for a more elastic texture. This made it much easier to roll out.
    Kimberly Ingerson 5 months ago
    Awesome recipe! Made as is and had to make another batch soon after.
    Shelly F. 5 months ago
    great recipe flavor is awesome
    J.O'Brien 5 months ago
    Turned out delicious. The dough was crumbly, but once I kneaded it on a cutting board it came together nicely. This recipe is a keeper!
    Leah Stanly 5 months ago
    This will be my forever go to to make frosted sugar cookies! So good and so simple!!!
    Sara 5 months ago
    This recipe is amazing!!!! I really like the almond flavoring, next time I will actually add more almond! Once the cookies were out of the oven (about 9 minutes) I was a little apprehensive... cookies were very fragile and soft even after cooling... the next day, they hardened up to the perfect texture. Kept the dough rolled thick as suggested and the results were great!
    Heather McCaffery 5 months ago
    Really good, just a bit crumbly
    Debbie 5 months ago
    Cookies were great and very easy. Read the entire recipe for some good pointers.
    Liz Vila 5 months ago
    My go to holiday sugar cookies! Delicious and super easy
    casey 5 months ago
    easy and yummmmly ;)
    Caragh Maxwell 5 months ago
    Delicious! will definitely make these again.
    Layla R. 5 months ago
    Great will make again
    Jay Resh 5 months ago
    Best sugar cookies... Ever. A very buttery, flaky, pastry-like taste.
    Kelly Oconnor 6 months ago
    Best cookies ever! Made some Icing too and was amazing. About to make another batch.
    Devina Yoestong 6 months ago
    So good we made a batch 3 days ago and we're about to make it again already. followed the recipe to a T and it came out perfect.
    Paula French 6 months ago
    Came out great , I’d go 7 mins if you want a more soft cookie, 8 mins gave me crunchier ends but my crew likes that.
    Carmen 6 months ago
    Good cookies. I loved the addition of almond extract. Still have to figure out how long I need to bake them to get to the texture I like but I’ll definitely make them again.
    Lisa 6 months ago
    These are the best ever. Perfect for rolling and cutting. These will be my go to cookie
    Leslie Black 6 months ago
    These were easy and very tasty!
    Ashley 6 months ago
    Delicious cookies! Perfect for Christmas decorating
    sarah canaan 7 months ago
    Best sugar cookies I’ve ever made! I made them with my 3 year old and the dough was the perfect consistency to roll out and they were so easy to bake and Frost! Great flavor too!
    Tony McCormick 7 months ago
    I will most likely make it again I had my doubts about 3/4 of the way in but finished strong and the cookies turned out great
    Charlie F. 7 months ago
    Turned out amazing although when I used shapes I didn’t get as many cookies as I thought I would. I’d double or triple it next time.
    Mrs Marier 7 months ago
    Taste great but broke apart easily.
    Tamala O. 7 months ago
    These are the first sugar cookies I've ever made that turned out perfect! Definitely add all the flour you need to get to Play Doh texture before baking.

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