Classic Sugar Cookies

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves:6
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
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Nutrition facts:240 calories,9 grams fat
Technique: Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup - Granulated Sugar
  • 3/4 cup - Butter or margarine, softened
  • 1/2 tsp - Salt
  • 1 - Egg
  • 1 tsp - Grated Lemon rind
  • 1 tsp - Vanilla extract
  • 2.25 cups - All-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp - Baking powder
  • Additional granulated Sugar

How to Make Classic Sugar Cookies

  • Preheat oven to 350 degree F.
  • Put the sugar, butter, and salt in a large bowl.
  • Beat in egg, lemon rind, and vanilla until it becomes light and fluffy.
  • Sift together flour and baking powder.
  • Gradually stir into creamed ingredients.
  • On a floured board, roll dough using a floured rolling pin until 1/8 inch thick.
  • Cut into fancy shapes. Place on ungreased baking sheets.
  • Sprinkle generously with additional sugar.
  • Bake 9 to 12 minutes or until it becomes light brown around the edges.
  • Cool on racks and store in airtight containers.