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    Granny's Sugar Cookies

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    32 mins

    20 mins

    12 mins

    ratherbeswimmin''s Note:

    I make sugar cookies for almost every holiday. A lot of fun and the kids can help.

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

    cookies

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    Frosting

    Directions:

    1. 1
      In a mixing bowl, cream together sugar and butter until fluffy.
    2. 2
      Add eggs and vanilla; beat well.
    3. 3
      Stir together dry ingredients; gradually add to creamed mixture until completely blended.
    4. 4
      Cover and chill for at least 30 minutes.
    5. 5
      On a lightly floured surface, roll dough to 1/4-inch thickness.
    6. 6
      Cut with various shaped cookie cutters dipped in flour.
    7. 7
      Transfer cookies to ungreased cookie sheet.
    8. 8
      Bake at 350° for 10-12 minutes.
    9. 9
      Cool on wire racks.
    10. 10
      Frosting: Mix together sugar, butter, vanilla and milk until desired degree of spreading consistency; add milk if you want thinner frosting.
    11. 11
      Add food coloring to obtain desired color.
    12. 12
      Spread frosting over cookies and decorate with sprinkles.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on February 10, 2010

      55

      my favorite go-to recipe for sugar cookies - if you roll them thicker (more than 1/4"), you'll get soft, tender cookies and if you roll them thinner, they'll be crispy. they are delicious both ways. thanks for sharing!

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    • on December 11, 2002

      55

      I made these cookies to take to my women's bible study meeting. The dough came together well. Rolled out very easily and I used different Christmas cookie cutter shapes. Piped with colored frosting. They looked beautiful and tasted like a delicate butter cookie. Thank you so much.

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    • on January 31, 2003

      55

      These sugar cookies are the best ever in the whole wide world!!! I was surprised at how easy to make they were. I didn't make the frosting, just rolled the dough in little balls then rolled them in sugar and baked. Turned out great. Very soft and buttery. I know I ate at least half of them by myself.

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    Nutritional Facts for Granny's Sugar Cookies

    Serving Size: 1 (1517 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 79.6
     
    Calories from Fat 34
    43%
    Total Fat 3.8 g
    5%
    Saturated Fat 2.3 g
    11%
    Cholesterol 14.2 mg
    4%
    Sodium 77.1 mg
    3%
    Total Carbohydrate 10.3 g
    3%
    Dietary Fiber 0.1 g
    0%
    Sugars 5.7 g
    22%
    Protein 0.8 g
    1%

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