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Cutout Sugar Cookies

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  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter (room temperature)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
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    Calories270Calories from Fat90
    Total Fat10g15%
    Saturated Fat6g30%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat90
    Total Carbohydrate42g14%
    Dietary Fiber<1g3%
    Vitamin A6%
    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.


    Jaime Cortina 8 months ago
    Dough would not form.
    Turned out great!! Next time will use less than half the sugar required, and make the cookies flatter to have more crunch
    Emil Slavkov 9 months ago
    These cookies are the most delicious cookies I’ve ever eaten and made
    Laura W. 10 months ago
    These cookies were FABULOUS!!! I made sure to follow the notes at the end of the recipe - they worked perfectly. Valentine cookie making night with four kids is no joke... and these were well loved by everyone. I used my kitchen-aid mixer, quick, simple and soooo good. Just hoping my husband and I don't destroy them all tonight. ;-)
    Ryan 10 months ago
    Love this recipe! It doesn’t have to be refrigerated and doesn’t make a lot of cookies. Perfect for our smal family!
    Catherine a year ago
    I mean, taste cannot go wrong with vanilla, sugar, butter, and eggs. But they were so miserably crumbly that they were more like an apple crisp topping. Not rollable at all. Added water on my hands and it sort of got better, but geez. Destroyed the whole school night baking project with the 3.5 year old. Boooo.
    Ahja Johnson a year ago
    I followed the instructions and the batter was super crumbled... I was so upset but my mommma taught me to never waste food so I added 3 tbsp of butter and I must say... thats what it needed
    Dave Knokey a year ago
    These turned out bad!!!!!! The mix was super crumble so I added more milk!!!!! And still did not taste good!
    Angel Hall a year ago
    Turned out great I love vanilla so I added a tablespoon to the recipe. It was prefect and very tasty. Soft with a slight crunch on the ends like the perfect sugar cookie.
    Regina a year ago
    These were horrible to make! The recipe warns they were potentially crumbly but they ended up being impossible to roll out without falling into a million pieces of dust. I ended up following the recommendations in the comments to add 3 tbsn of milk and more vanilla. Only then could I roll them out in some semblance.
    ellen a year ago
    Next time I will use less flour or I may have added too much of something. Had the kids help out today so it’s possible. Will try it again for a reliable rating.
    Chef Sylvia a year ago
    Best Sugar Cookies Ever!!! I loved these cookies they were super easy to make and were soft and delicious. I tweaked the recipe just a little and added 1 tablespoon of vanilla extract instead of 1 teaspoon. This little change made a huge difference in making it moist and easy to roll. Another tip for making this would be that you need to pour the flour into a measuring cup instead of scooping it because when you scoop it you get a packed cup of flour and that will make the dough dry ( When the flour is in a packed cup there is more flour making the wet to dry ingredients ratio off ). I wanted to decorate my cookies so 6-8 minutes left the cookies too soft so I baked them for 9-10 minutes. Overall BEST SUGAR COOKIES EVER. Enjoy 😁😁😁
    Rachel a year ago
    Turned out great and a nice recipie to use with kids helping
    Ashley Larsen a year ago
    Best sugar cookies I’ve ever made!
    Monica Lyn a year ago
    It was pretty dry for me and tasted kinda bland had to add to it too much. But it was easy to throw together.
    Macky O a year ago
    These were perfect. Do pay attention to what she says, you will have the best results if you measure ingredients with a scale. The flour is about 2 cups weighted. Butter was one stick. The dough wasn't crumbly for me, the texture was perfect and I used a mixer. Make sure to cream the sugar and butter for a bit, don't get lazy with that step. I weighted the sugar and the flour, and sprinkled plenty of flour on the table as I rolled them out.
    Kathleen H. a year ago
    Easy and worked out perfectly!
    Hughes a year ago
    i added a teeny bit of milk at the end of my mixing, too (only a tablespoon or two) and the dough was easy to handle.
    Danielle Meyers a year ago
    Awesome! Easy and seemingly fail proof. 🙂
    Brooke Kessler a year ago
    The dough was SUPER crumbly and it would not do very much for me.
    Melanie L a year ago
    Love it so much and would make it again
    Blanc Vieras a year ago
    Great tasting cookies, easy to make
    Soriya White a year ago
    Good! Surprised my husband with flag cookies for getting out of the service 🇺🇸
    Megan KV a year ago
    I added 1/4 cup of milk at the end because the dough was crumbly, and it was perfect! Really easy to roll and cut out, and tasted delicious! I will definitely use this recipe again
    Lisa Feuer a year ago
    The best cutout sugar cookies!
    Rebecca Bakkar a year ago
    I had to add a little milk but it was perfect
    Ofstedahl a year ago
    Wonderful cookies -love that you don’t have to refrigerate the dough. They were a little too crumbly at first so I just added a little milk while mixing at the end until it made a ball and they were perfect. Also I could not find the oven temp so I just used 350 and 8-9m was perfect for a thicker softer cookie
    Cory Gault 2 years ago
    Turned out good would make again
    Joanne 2 years ago
    Great...I used half Cabot butter and half crisco, rolled to 1/4 inch, and had to bake 10-12 minutes. 2nd time used all butter, could use less flour. 3rd time 12/22/20...only went together when I used my not need to refrigerate. Nice flavor. Had to double baking time. It may be my oven. Little less flour, little more shortening. R sure to cream butter and sugar 3-4 minutes.
    Sarah 3 years ago
    Cookies are very soft, yes, but the dough was very dry. Initially, I couldn’t get the dough to ball together, and had to add water to get it to do so. Was not terribly impressed, but I’m also not good at making cutout cookies. Updated: Just finished making these for the sixth time (over the course of ten months). After enough attempts, I believe I finally have the hang of these. This recipe makes delicious cookies!