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Perfect Sugar Cookie Recipe

Jill Christine Lodato
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 30 cookies

Equipment

  • electric mixer
  • baking sheet
  • parchment paper

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup butter 2 sticks
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp pure almond extract
  • 1/2 cup cornstarch 4
  • 4 cups all-purpose flour

Instructions
 

  • Cream butter and sugar together with electric mixer.
  • Add 1 egg and mix well.
  • Add just the yolk of other egg. Mix well.
  • Add extracts and mix well.
  • Slowly mix in flour with cornstarch to create a stiff dough.
  • Put dough in a ziploc bag and refrigerate for 2 hours.
  • Roll out dough onto a floured board with rolling pin. Roll to 1/4 inch height. Cut shapes with cookie sheets.
  • Bake for 10-12 minutes. Cool before decorating.
Keyword sugar cookies,