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Deliciously Simple Sugar Cookie Recipe

Updated on October 25, 2016
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Alyssa loves sharing her family's favorite recipes with the world. She is a wife and a mom who enjoys drinking large amounts of coffee.

Deliciously simple sugar cookie with sprinkles.
Deliciously simple sugar cookie with sprinkles.

Sugar cookies are a classic dessert. They are a favorite of many and never go out of style. I love how versatile sugar cookies are; there are numerous ways to switch up the recipe, opportunities to really be creative, and bake the cookies for any season and any taste.

This recipe is simple, quick, and doesn't require any eggs! Get ready for delicious, soft, and chewy sugar cookies that everyone will love! Here's what you'll need.

Prep time: 10 min
Cook time: 10 min
Ready in: 20 min
Yields: Makes up to 24 cookies.
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Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 Cups Flour
  • 2 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 Cup Sugar
  • 1/2 Cup Butter, Softened
  • 3 Tbsp Milk
  • 1/2 tsp Vanilla
All you need for delicious sugar cookies.
All you need for delicious sugar cookies.

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Combine flour, baking powder, and salt in a mixing bowl.
  3. In a separate bowl, cream sugar and butter.
  4. Stir in milk and vanilla. Mix well.
  5. Fold creamed mixture into the dry ingredients. Mix well.
  6. Spread a little flour over a flat surface and roll or knead dough out to desired thickness.
  7. Use cookie cutters or items in the kitchen to create fun cookie shapes.
  8. Grease baking pan or baking sheet.
  9. Bake cookies for 8-10 minutes, or until bottoms are golden brown.
  10. Allow cookies to cool.
  11. Frost cookies and add sprinkles if desired.
Combine flour, baking powder, and salt.
Combine flour, baking powder, and salt.
Cream sugar and butter.
Cream sugar and butter.
Add milk.
Add milk.
Add vanilla.
Add vanilla.
Fold creamed mixture into dry mixture.
Fold creamed mixture into dry mixture.
Knead or roll dough onto a flat surface sprinkled with flour.
Knead or roll dough onto a flat surface sprinkled with flour.
Use cookie cutters or items around your kitchen to create fun shaped sugar cookies.
Use cookie cutters or items around your kitchen to create fun shaped sugar cookies.
Allow cookies to cool.
Allow cookies to cool.
Some unique shaped cookies for fun.
Some unique shaped cookies for fun.
Frost cookies.
Frost cookies.
A variety of delicious sugar cookies.
A variety of delicious sugar cookies.

These cookies are delicious with a glass of cold milk. Enjoy!

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      Alyssa 9 months ago from Ohio

      You're welcome! Enjoy! :)

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      oliversmum 9 months ago from australia

      Hi. Your recipe looks great. Easy to make and tasty. Its coming up summer here, so they will go down a treat. Thank you for the step by step instructions. :) :)

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      Alyssa 10 months ago from Ohio

      They were! :)

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      Edwin B Lowry 10 months ago from PA

      These look really good, I want one!