Mrs. Claus' Cookbook - Sugar Cookies

Sugar Cookies

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From the kitchen of Wendy Brisbane

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Recipe Details

Bake Time:
9-11 minutes
3 dozen
Contains nuts, Fun to make with kids, Good for parties/potlucks, Kid friendly


1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
1 cup butter or margarine, softened
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 teaspoon almond extract
2 2/3 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon cream of tartar


  1. Mix powdered sugar, margarine, egg, vanilla, and almond extract.

  2. Stir in flour, baking soda, and cream of tartar.

  3. Cover and refrigerate at least three hours.

  4. Heat oven at 325 degrees.

  5. Divide dough into halves.

  6. Roll each half to 1/4 inch thick on lightly floured cloth-covered board.

  7. Cut into desired shapes, with 2 to 2 1/2" cookie cutters.

  8. Place on lightly greased cookie sheet.

  9. Bake until edges are brown, 9-11 minutes.

  10. Cool. Decorate as desired.


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11/16/2014 4:01:02 AM

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