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These amazing sugar cookies are not only delicious but versatile as well. They are ideal for rolling & cutting out shapes, droppin and even slice & bake.

Amazing Sugar Cookies

These amazing sugar cookies are not only delicious but versatile as well. They are ideal for rolling & cutting out shapes, dropping and even slice & bake

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword christmas cookies, decorating cookies, sugar cookies
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 36 cookies
Calories 133 kcal
Author Tiffany bendayan

Ingredients

For Sugar Cookies

  • 1 cup Unsalted Butter softened
  • 1 cup Granulated Sugar
  • 1/2 cup Brown Sugar
  • 1 Egg
  • 3 cups All Purpose Flour
  • 1 teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon Salt
  • 2 teaspoons Pure Vanilla Extract

For Glaze (optional)

  • 1 cup 2 tablespoons of Powdered Sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Light Corn Syrup
  • 1 tablespoon Milk more may be needed
  • 1/2 teaspoon Pure Vanilla Extract
  • Food Coloring optional
  • Sprinkles optional
US Customary - Metric

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit

  2. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper

  3. In a mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, mix the butter and sugar for 3-4 minutes or until fluffy

  4. Add the egg and vanilla. Mix well. Clean the sides and bottom of the bowl with a spatula

  5. In another bowl mix the flour, salt, and baking soda together

  6. Slowly add the flour mixture into the mixer until the dough is combined

For Rolling Cookies

  1. Divide cookie dough in 2. Flatten into a disk, cover and freeze for 10-15 minutes until firm

  2. Place cookies on a lightly floured surface and roll with a rolling pin

  3. Cut out desired shapes and place on the prepared cookie sheet

  4. Bake for 9-11 minutes or until golden

For Drop Cookies

  1. Scoop cookies into the baking sheet

  2. Bake for 9-11 minutes or until golden

For Cut and Bake Cookies

  1. Roll cookie into a log. Line the log with plastic wrap and freeze for 30-40 minutes or until firm

  2. Cut cookies into 1/4" slices and place on the prepared cookie sheet

  3. Bake for 9-11 minutes or until golden

For Glaze

  1. Place all ingredients minus the teaspoon of milk in a bowl. Mix until combined. If needed add the teaspoon of milk

  2. Add the food color of your choice (if desired)

  3. Glaze should be thick but still pourable

Assembly

  1. Dip each cookie into the glaze and shake off the excess glaze. Glaze should cover the surface of the cookie

  2. Add sprinkles or candy if desired

  3. Let the cookies dry out on a baking rack

  4. Store cookies in an airtight container

Nutrition Facts
Amazing Sugar Cookies
Amount Per Serving (1 cookie)
Calories 133 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Fat 5g8%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 18mg6%
Sodium 50mg2%
Potassium 18mg1%
Carbohydrates 20g7%
Sugar 12g13%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 165IU3%
Calcium 7mg1%
Iron 0.5mg3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.