Friday, April 17, 2009

Sugar Cookies

Sugar Cookie Recipe
1 1/2 cups butter, softened
2 cups white sugar
4 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
5 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt

In a large bowl, cream together butter and sugar until smooth. Beat in eggs and vanilla. Stir in the flour, baking powder, and salt. Cover, and chill dough for at least one hour (or overnight).
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Roll out dough on floured surface 1/4 to 1/2 inch thick. Cut into shapes with any cookie cutter. Place cookies 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheets.
Bake 6 to 8 minutes in preheated oven. Cool completely.

Flooding the Frosting ideas
from Using a thinned out Royal Icing
This was so easy and so fun! This is how I frost my sugar cookies from now on!!!! There are tons of other great baking tips on Bake at 350!


SylviaBielefeldt said...

Oh how I wish we lived closer so I could sample your wonderful recipes. Your photos are so professional too. Dad told me about this blog and was very impressed.

Bridget said...

Wow...they are beautiful! And, your icing bottle look so neat! :)