Tag Archive: Sugar Cookies


National Sugar Cookie Day

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Ingredients:

Ingredients
2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. baking powder
1 cup softened butter
1 1/2 cups white sugar
1 egg
1 tsp. vanilla extract
4 tbsp. buttermilk

colored sugar, for decorating

Directions:

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

1. In a small bowl, stir together flour, baking soda, and baking powder.

2. In a large bowl, cream together butter and sugar until smooth. Beat in the egg and vanilla.

3.  Blend in dry ingredients. Add enough of the buttermilk to moisten the dough and make it soft, not wet.

4. Drop rounded teaspoons of dough into balls and place on a ungreased cookie sheet.

5. With a brush moisten the top of each cookie with buttermilk and slightly flatten the top of each cookie.

6. Sprinkle with pink sugar on top.

Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until slightly golden.  Let cool a few minutes before removing from pans.

 

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Ingredients:
2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 1/4 cups margarine
2 cups white sugar
2 eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1/4 cup green sugar for decoration
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350 degrees
In a medium bowl, stir together flour, baking soda, and salt.
In a large bowl, cream together the margarine and 2 cups sugar until light and fluffy.
Beat in the eggs one at a time, then the vanilla. Gradually stir in the dry ingredients until just blended.
Roll the dough into walnut sized balls and roll the balls in green sugar.
Place cookies 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets and flatten slightly.
Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven, until lightly browned at the edges.
Allow cookies to cool on baking sheet for 5 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.

Sugar Pumpkin Cookies

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Ingredients:
Pumpkin Cookie Cutter
2 cups all purpose flour
1 cup of white sugar
3/4 cups of butter (soft)
1 tsp. baking powder
2 large eggs
1 tsp. vanilla
5 drops orange food coloring
1/2 lb. dark chocolate

Directions:
Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
1. In a bowl, cream butter and sugar. Add eggs, vanilla and mix.
2. In another bowl, mix flour and baking powder. Slowly add flour mixture to butter mixture. Mix thoroughly.
3. Roll dough out. Use a pumpkin cookie cutter and cut out cookies.
4. Bake on a greased (a little butter) baking pan for 8-10 minutes. Check around 7 minutes, so they don’t burn.
5. Remove and let cool.
6. Melt chocolate in microwave or double boiler. Stir frequently.
7. Let chocolate cool briefly.
8. Put chocolate in a Ziploc bag. Cut off an edge.
9. Decorate a face on each cookie. Let cool.