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The versatile sugar cookie may be formed by hand or rolled and cut into shapes. Decorative shapes and figures can be cut into the spread dough using a cookie cutter to highlight a theme or celebrate holidays such as Christmas, Halloween, and Hannukah. Decorate with frosting and sprinkles or enjoy them just as they are!

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By Tabatha

Rate this recipe 4.4/5 (40 Votes)
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Servings 36
Preparation time 15
Cooking time 27

  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 cups (2-sticks) unsalted butter
  • 1 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Zest of 2 large lemons
  • 3 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • Granulated sugar for sprinkling

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These Lemon Sugar Cookie are super simple and super delicious! When baking, don’t let them brown if you want supe...

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These sugar cookies are sweet and soft

  • COOKIES:
  • 6 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 cup butter, room temperature
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups sour cream
  • FROSTING:
  • 1 cup butter, room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 6 tablespoons heavy cream
  • Several drops food coloring
  • Multi-colored sprinkles
4.4/5 (63 Votes)

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If you love sugar cookies you'll love these Soft Chocolate Sugar Cookies recipe, they're scrumptiously delicious!

  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups plus 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour, divided
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 14 tablespoon butter
  • 1 3/4 cups dark brown sugar, packed
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 large egg plus 1 egg yolk
4.4/5 (37 Votes)

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Add some cuteness to your sugar cookies with this Daisy Sugar Cookies recipe

  • SUGAR COOKIES:
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup (4-ounces) unsalted butter
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 tablespoon milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • ROYAL ICING:
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 2 teaspoons milk
  • 2 teaspoons light corn syrup
  • Food coloring
4.6/5 (25 Votes)

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Easy to make and delicious molasses sugar cookies recipe that are ready to enjoy in less than 30 minutes

  • 3/4 cup shortening
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup molasses
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 tablespoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1 teaspoon ginger
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
4.4/5 (22 Votes)

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These sugar cookies are chewy in the middle and a little crunchy on the outside

  • 2 1/4 cups unbleached all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon table salt
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1/3 cup sugar for rolling
  • 2 ounces cream cheese, cut into 8 pieces
  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted and still warm
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
4.4/5 (139 Votes)

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World Famous Paradise Bakery Sugar Cookies with Magnolia Bakery Buttercream Frosting

  • MAGNOLIA BAKERY BUTTERCREAM FROSTING:
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 cups vegetable shortening
  • 3/4 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • 4 1/3 cups cake flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 teaspoons orange zest, optional
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened
  • 7 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
4.4/5 (105 Votes)

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Use Royal Icing and silver luster dust to decorate these holiday favorites

  • ROYAL ICING:
  • 2/3 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 egg
  • 1/3 cup sour cream
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1/3 cup finely ground blanched almonds
  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • White or silver luster dust (optional)
  • 1 (16-ounce) package powdered sugar (about 4 cups)
  • 3 tablespoons meringue powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1/2 cup warm water
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
4.5/5 (66 Votes)

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This is my go-to cut out sugar cookie with a simple glaze recipe

  • COOKIE:
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 3 cups flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla
  • ICING:
  • 2 1/4 cups confectioner’s sugar, sifted
  • 2 tablespoons light corn syrup
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons milk, plus 1 teaspoon milk
  • Food coloring
  • Dash vanilla
4.5/5 (59 Votes)

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You know those grocery store oatmeal cookies with the crunchy, white icing on top? These cookies are like an uber-d...

  • COOKIES:
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup dark Karo syrup
  • 1 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 1/2 cup flour
  • ICING:
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon maple extract
  • 2 tablespoons dark karo syrup
  • 1 tablespoon milk
4.5/5 (61 Votes)

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Great dough for freezing to have on hand when needed

  • 3 cups unsalted butter, softened at room temperature for an hour
  • 3 cups granulated sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 6 ounces cream cheese (3/4 of a standard cream cheese package)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 2 teaspoons lemon zest
  • 9 cups flour
  • 4 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon salt
4.5/5 (57 Votes)

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Make the perfect Valentines Day cookie for your loved ones with these sweet sugar cookies! Top with sprinkles

  • COOKIES:
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 1/2 cup white granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 egg
  • 2 3/4 all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • FROSTING:
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 2 1/2 icing sugar
  • 2 tablespoon milk
4.6/5 (37 Votes)

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Homemade goodness abounds in these yummy Soft and chewy sugar cookies loaded with extra sprinkles and topped with t...

  • COOKIES:
  • 6 cups flour, divided
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 cup butter, room temperature
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups light sour cream
  • FROSTING:
  • 1 cup butter, room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 6 tablespoons heavy cream
  • Sprinkles
4.5/5 (51 Votes)

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If your a cheesecake lover you'll love these cheese cake sugar cooky bars

  • 1 package sugar cookie mix in a pouch, by Betty Crocker, 17. 5 ouncres
  • 1 small box french vanilla instant pudding, 4 servings size
  • 2 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 stick melted butter
  • 3 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs + plus 3 yolks
  • 2 package cream cheese, room temperature, 8 ounces
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup white granulated sugar
  • 2/3 cup optional: toffee bits, (pulverized in a blender or food processor)
4.4/5 (50 Votes)

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This basic sugar cookie recipe can be adapted and elaborated upon—think of it like a blank slate!

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for rolling
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 stick unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
4.5/5 (41 Votes)

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