Sugar Cookie Recipe

Keeping it classic with a sugar cookie recipe..Quick and easy cookie dough recipe! Make cookies in small batches by keeping the dough cool or in the freezer. Make it your own with your favorite flavoring.

Vanilla Sugar Cookie Recipe

Ingredients: • 1 cup unsalted butter – softened • 1 1/2 cup powdered sugar • 2 eggs • 2 tsp vanilla • 3 cups all purpose flour • 1 tsp salt • 1 tsp baking powder

Instructions: • In a mixing bowl, cream together the butter and powdered sugar until smooth. Beat in the eggs and vanilla. • In a separate bowl combine the flour, salt and baking powder. • Add the dry ingredients to the mixing bowl of wet ingredients and mix until combined. • Roll the dough out to 1/4 inch between two sheets of wax paper. • Chill in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour. • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F • Cut out cookies and place on cookie sheet lined with parchment paper or a silpat baking sheet. •

Bake: 375 degrees F •  7-9 minutes depending on size.

 

Royal Icing Recipe

Ingredients: • 2 lbs powdered sugar • 5 tbs meringue powder • 3/4 cup warm water • 1-2 tsp flavoring • 2 tbs corn syrup

Instructions: • In the bowl of a stand mixer with the paddle attachment, combine the sugar and meringue powder. • While mixing is running on low speed, slowly add the water and flavoring. • Allow the water to incorporate and add in the corn syrup. • Continue to mix at a medium-high speed until the icing becomes fluffy and stiff peaks form. This may take 5-10 minutes. • Separate and color with food coloring as desired.