Recipe Sifter

X
  • Start Here
    • Course
    • Main Ingredient
    • Cuisine
    • Preparation
    • Occasion
    • Diet
    • Nutrition
1

Select () or exclude () categories to narrow your recipe search.

2

As you select categories, the number of matching recipes will update.

Make some selections to begin narrowing your results.
  • Calories
  • Amount per serving
    1. Total Fat
    2. Saturated Fat
    3. Polyunsat. Fat
    4. Monounsat. Fat
    5. Trans Fat
  • Cholesterol
  • Sodium
  • Potassium
  • Total Carbohydrates
    1. Dietary Fiber
    2. Sugars
  • Protein
  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin B6
  • Vitamin B12
  • Vitamin C
  • Calcium
  • Iron
  • Vitamin E
  • Magnesium
  • Alcohol
  • Caffeine
  • Find exactly what you're looking for with the web's most powerful recipe filtering tool.

    You are in: Home / Recipes / Forevermama's Sugar Cookies Recipe
    Lost? Site Map

    Forevermama's Sugar Cookies

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    1 hr 35 mins

    1 hr

    35 mins

    ForeverMama's Note:

    I've been making these sugar cookies forever! Made them when I was single and have been making them since my children were little where they would help me roll them out, cut them into shapes, and decorate with colored sugars. They still help me make them. These are always at our Christmas table.

    • Save to Recipe Box

    • Add to Grocery List

    • Print

    • Email

    My Private Note

    Ingredients:

    Yield:

    dozen

    Units: US | Metric

    Decorative Icing

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Combine flour and salt in a bowl. Beat butter and sugar in a mixer bowl until light and fluffy.
    2. 2
      Beat in egg, lemon peel and vanilla.
    3. 3
      Beat in dry ingredients until combined. Remove from bowl onto a large sheet of plastic wrap. Shape into an even square or ball. Wrap tightly with plastic wrap. Refrigerate overnight.
    4. 4
      Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
    5. 5
      Grease about 5 cookie sheets.
    6. 6
      With a serrated knife, divide dough into quarters. Wrap 3 of the quarters of dough in plastic wrap and place back in the refrigerator.
    7. 7
      Roll the quarter that is not wrapped between 2 sheets of wax paper -- or, flour both your surface and top of dough. Using a rolling pin, gently roll out cookie dough until even to about 1/8" thick.
    8. 8
      With floured cookie cutter(s), cut dough into desired shapes.
    9. 9
      Place shapes onto the greased cookie sheets. If using colored sugars, decorate with the sugars at this point.
    10. 10
      Bake 8 - 9 minutes or until edges are golden.
    11. 11
      Remove from oven and cool on wire racks.
    12. 12
      Repeat the process with remaining dough.
    13. 13
      NOTE: I've always tripled and quadrupled this recipe.
    14. 14
      NOTE: If using decorative icing, decorate with the following decorative icing recipe once cookies have cooled. Different colored icing can be achieved by adding food coloring.
    15. 15
      Decorative Icing:.
    16. 16
      Beat all ingredients in a large mixer bowl until smooth and thick, about 5 minutes. Store in tightly covered container up to 4 days. Makes about 3/4 cup.
    17. 17
      NOTE: I've never decorated these with the decorative icing due to time constraints (but have always wanted to). Therefore, I can't confirm if the decorative icing is the perfect amount to ice the specific amount of cookies produced from this recipe.

    Browse Our Top Rolled Cookies Recipes

    Ratings & Reviews:

    Advertisement

    Nutritional Facts for Forevermama's Sugar Cookies

    Serving Size: 1 (1011 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 1447.2
     
    Calories from Fat 576
    39%
    Total Fat 64.0 g
    98%
    Saturated Fat 39.5 g
    197%
    Cholesterol 224.6 mg
    74%
    Sodium 780.1 mg
    32%
    Total Carbohydrate 206.6 g
    68%
    Dietary Fiber 2.9 g
    11%
    Sugars 125.9 g
    503%
    Protein 14.7 g
    29%

    Ideas from Food.com

    “Everything

    Everything Holidays

    Pop a bottle, cook some special dishes and celebrate the season.

    Advertisement


    Food.com Network of Sites

    • Mexican Recipes
    • Chinese Recipes
    • Australian Recipes
    • Breakfast Recipes
    • Greek Recipes
    • Restaurant Recipes
    • Italian Recipes
    • Christmas Recipes
    • Thanksgiving Recipes
    • Southern Recipes
    • Dessert Recipes
    • Deep Fried Recipes
    • Thai Recipes
    • Low Cholesterol Recipes
    • Indian Recipes
    • Healthy Recipes
    • Meatloaf Recipes