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Sugar Cookies

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  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • royal icing (for decorating)
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    Calories250Calories from Fat90
    Total Fat10g15%
    Saturated Fat5g25%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat90
    Total Carbohydrate38g13%
    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.


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    Michelle R. 8 months ago
    This recipe was terrible. The dough was too dry and crumbling. Once baked they were hard as a rock. I would not recommend these as an avid baker.
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    Kayleigh L. 10 months ago
    The recipe was easy to follow and the cookies came out perfect! They kept the shape they were cut in and once I iced them they looked amazing.
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    smith 2 years ago
    Love these cookies! I used a little orange peel and almond essence. Deeelish!
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    Christal Sanders 3 years ago
    I don’t know if I did something wrong because mine came out dry and crumbly
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    KeenFoodLover 3 years ago
    This recipe is not accurate. Dough was very dry and fell apart. No flavor. It’s needs one cup of butter, not half.
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    Petrice D. 3 years ago
    Absolutely amazing recipe. Easy to follow. Best sugar cookies I've ever made.
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    Ammouri 3 years ago
    perfect! would def make it again... no mods
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    Cavazos 3 years ago
    Eh flavor wasn’t right
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    Natalie Spadafora 3 years ago
    Great so easy I would make it again
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    Aishwarya N. 3 years ago
    Great, little cakey on the inside and crispy on the outside.
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    Rochi Acosta 3 years ago
    They were great!! I suggest you leave them as much as you can on the fridge, and I had to cook them for a little bit over 10 minutes, and they grow a lot!
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    Bond 4 years ago
    The recipe said 1 egg but that didn’t work so I had to use two eggs but otherwise great recipe!
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    maeve! 4 years ago
    great!! i will for sure be making these again :)
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    jess 4 years ago
    excellent. didnt follow recipe exactly, i just mixed the dough and rolled with it. they came out beautiful!
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    Bradford 4 years ago
    Very yummy. would make again
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    Jane Davis 4 years ago
    Simple, easy, and my son loved helping make them.
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    Barbara F. 4 years ago
    awesome i would make them again very simple and easy
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    Carmen E. 4 years ago
    This recipe is so easy. The cookies were a big hit with my kids.
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    Hi 4 years ago
    Pretty good I tripled it
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    Mary Lambert 4 years ago
    I made a double batch and pressed it into a 9×13 for about 30 minutes for cookie bars. Was a hit with the kids! Delicious!
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    Allo Cuisine 4 years ago
    Yum. Added maple syrup and sprinkled brown turbinado before cooking to garnish.
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    Cookie :3 4 years ago
    Pretty good, not gonna lie. Although a bit uncooked for ten minutes
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    dawn w. 4 years ago
    great defiantly will make again
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    tina 4 years ago
    I had to add a little more flour, but they turnedbout great! Perfect for decorating and icing. Very yummy!
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    George Sun 5 years ago
    Good recipe but very sweet and too buttery.
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    Emily Falk F. 5 years ago
    Mine turned out flaky so they didn’t look very pretty on top
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    Carolyn Mcgauley 5 years ago
    They didn’t turn out every well and while making it the dough was just falling apart and really floury
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    Brooke 5 years ago
    This worked great! Will make again!
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    Ameris B. 5 years ago
    Awesome recipe! Enjoyed it
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    Wolfe 5 years ago
    Great! I used half the sugar call for, sweet, flaky vanillafat cookies! Best part very easy! Thanks for this keeper!