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Sugar Cookie Recipe

Looking for an easy sugar cookie recipe? Learn how to make sugar cookie using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by lunaloca1974

Makes 35 servings



sugar cookies for cutting and decorating

Recipe Ingredients for sugar cookie

3 cups all-purpose flour
3/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup unsalted butter, softened
1 cup sugar
1 egg, beaten
1 tablespoon milk

Recipe Directions for sugar cookie

  1. Sift together flour, baking powder, and salt. Set aside. Place butter and sugar in large bowl of electric stand mixer and beat until light in color. Add egg and milk and beat to combine. Put mixer on low speed, gradually add flour, and beat until mixture pulls away from the side of the bowl. Divide the dough in half, wrap in waxed paper, and refrigerate for 2 hours.

  2. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

  3. Sprinkle surface where you will roll out dough with powdered sugar. Remove 1 wrapped pack of dough from refrigerator at a time, sprinkle rolling pin with powdered sugar, and roll out dough to 1/4-inch thick. Move the dough around and check underneath frequently to make sure it is not sticking. If dough has warmed during rolling, place cold cookie sheet on top for 10 minutes to chill. Cut into desired shape, place at least 1-inch apart on greased baking sheet, parchment, or silicone baking mat, and bake for 7 to 9 minutes or until cookies are just beginning to turn brown around the edges, rotating cookie sheet halfway through baking time. Let sit on baking sheet for 2 minutes after removal from oven and then move to complete cooling on wire rack. Serve as is or ice as desired. Store in airtight container for up to 1 week.

Categories

Dessert, Christmas, Easter, Hanukkah, St. Patrick's Day, Thanksgiving, Valentine's Day, Bake

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 24.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
110
Calories from Fat
50
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
5.5g
8%
Saturated Fat
3.4g
17%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
19mg
6%
Sodium
55mg
2%
Potassium
27mg
1%
Total Carbohydrates
14.0g
5%
Dietary Fiber
0.3g
1%
Sugars
5.8g
Protein
1.3g
Vitamin A 3% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 1% Iron 3%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
C
  Good points
  • Low in sodium
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
  • High in sugar
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