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Anyone have a good made from scratch sugar cookie recipe?

Looking for a easy but tasty recipe. I'm also looking for the recipe for the frosting that you decorate sugar cookies with that goes hard. I know it has lard in it but I can't find an actual recipe. Anyone able to help?


Asked by L.A.F.outloud at 12:00 AM on Dec. 2, 2008 in Food & Drink

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Answers (2)
  • 1 1/2 Cups butter, softened
    2 Cups sugar
    5 Cups all purpose flour
    1 tsp salt
    4 eggs
    1 tsp vanilla extract
    2 tsp baking powder

    In large bowl, cream together butter and sugar until smooth.
    Beat in eggs and vanilla.
    Stir in the flour, baking powder, and salt.
    Cover and chill dough at least 1 hour (or overnight)
    Preheat oven to 400 degrees
    Roll out dough on floured surface 1/4 to 1/2 inch thick.
    Cut into shapes with cookie cutter.
    Place cookies 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheet.
    Bake 6 to 8 minutes in preheated oven.
    Cool completely.

    Answer by DawnA72 at 3:07 PM on Dec. 2, 2008

  • My Mom has a great recipe, I'll get it and post it on here later!

    Answer by Jeckers at 12:25 AM on Dec. 2, 2008