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Easy Sugar Cookies

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Sugar Cookies

Sweet and simple, these cookies are the perfect base for all of your creativity!
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time7 minutes
Chilling Time1 hour
Total Time1 hour 12 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cookie
Servings: 24
Calories: 151kcal


  • 1 cup butter unsalted
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp almond extract
  • 2 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt


  • Cream the butter and add sugar. Mix.
  • Add egg and extracts. Mix.
  • Add flour, baking powder and salt. Mix.
  • Chill dough for one hour.
  • Preheat oven to 350°
  • Roll the dough to 1/4" thick. Cut out with your desired cutters.
  • Bake for 7 minutes or until the bottoms are golden.
  • Let cool and frost as desired.


Sodium: 188mg | Calcium: 17mg | Vitamin A: 246IU | Sugar: 8g | Fiber: 1g | Potassium: 19mg | Cholesterol: 27mg | Calories: 151kcal | Saturated Fat: 5g | Fat: 8g | Protein: 2g | Carbohydrates: 18g | Iron: 1mg

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