Crisp Sugar Cookies
“My grandmother always had sugar cookies in her pantry, and we grandchildren would empty that big jar quickly because they were the best! I now regularly bake these wonderful cookies to share with friends.” —Evelyn Poteet, Hancock, Maryland
Taste of Home
|Servings||Prep Time||Cook Time|
|96 cookies||15 minutes + chilling||10 minutes/batch|
|96 cookies||15 minutes + chilling|
- 1 cup butter softened
- 2 cups sugar
- 2 large eggs room temperature
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 5 cups all-purpose flour
- 1-1/2 tsp baking powder
- 1 tsp baking soda
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1/4 cup 2% milk
- In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs and vanilla. Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt; add to creamed mixture alternately with milk. Cover and refrigerate 15-30 minutes or until easy to handle.
- Preheat oven to 350°. On a floured surface, roll out dough to 1/8-in. thickness. Cut into desired shapes using a 2-in. cookie cutter. Place 2 in. apart on greased baking sheets.
- Bake 10 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Remove from pans to wire racks to cool completely.
2 each: 117 calories, 4g fat (2g saturated fat), 19mg cholesterol, 105mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 0 fiber), 2g protein.