Sugar Cookies

sugar cookies

Sometimes the only sweet that will do is a basic sugar cookie. Warm and soft from the oven or cooled to a more crisp wafer, these are sure to satisfy.

Hands-On Time: 10 minutes
Ready In: 20 minutes
Yield: 48 cookies


    2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
    1/2 teaspoon baking soda
    1 cup granulated sugar
    1/2 cup light brown sugar - not packed
    1 cup (2 sticks) salted butter - softened
    1 large egg
    1 teaspoon vanilla


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and prepare baking sheets with parchment, Silpat or cooking spray.
  2. Cream together butter and sugars until fluffy. Add egg and vanilla.
  3. Stir together flour and baking soda and add to butter mixture.
  4. Roll dough into 1-inh balls and roll in sugar. Place 2 inches apart on prepared sheets and bake for 8-10 minutes. Cool briefly before removing to racks. Store in an airtight container for up to 2 weeks.
See more recipes from Anne Coleman (aka Short Order Mom).

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