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    Iced Sugar Cookies (Cake-Like Cookies, Soft Icing)

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    1 hr 10 mins

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    10 mins

    carbsrfromhvn's Note:

    There is a brand of store bought, iced sugar cookies in my area that I just love. They are called Debbie Joe's. I dare say these are better. I can make them from home so they are economical, more fresh, and lack any of those commercial baking ingrediets. I just love them. You can add the vanilla but I actually find they taste better without it.

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 15

    Yield:

    cookies

    Units: US | Metric

    Cookies

    Buttercream frosting

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
    2. 2
      For the cookies beat the butter and sugar until creamed. Add in eggs and vanilla and beat until smooth.
    3. 3
      Combine dry ingredients.
    4. 4
      Add dry ingredients and milk into the creamed mixture in two batches.
    5. 5
      Refrigerate dough for up to an hour.
    6. 6
      Use 2 'tablespoons' (cereal spoons) to make 2-3 inch balls of dough. (After baking you want cookies that are about the size of the palm of your hand.).
    7. 7
      Bake for 10-12 minutes. The tops of the cookies shouldn't be browned.
    8. 8
      For the frosting beat all ingredients together until smooth adding more milk if necessary. When cookies are cool, frost and add sprinkles if you like.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on February 14, 2010

      45

      Great cookies! Very much like a commercial cookie that we occasionally buy here. Be careful not to overmix the batter, I think I did and my cookies were a little tough. Also, I baked the first batch for 11 minutes and the bottoms were browned which made the cookies a little tough so I baked the rest for a shorter time and they were much better. Finally, I will cut down on the butter in the icing next time because it tasted too much like butter. Overall a great recipe though, thanks for sharing!

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    • on December 19, 2012

      55

      WAY better than the store bought soft sugar cookie. I strongly dislike crunchy sugar cookies, so this recipe was perfect! I switched out about half a cup of flour for french vanilla pudding. Your icing is also fantastic! Thanks for sharing!

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    • on November 16, 2012

      35

      These were super soft and fluffy, the kids liked them once the frosting was on them, otherwise they had a strong "flour" taste. I think we may just prefer a regular sugar cookie than this type.

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    Nutritional Facts for Iced Sugar Cookies (Cake-Like Cookies, Soft Icing)

    Serving Size: 1 (86 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 15

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 329.8
     
    Calories from Fat 121
    36%
    Total Fat 13.4 g
    20%
    Saturated Fat 8.2 g
    41%
    Cholesterol 58.6 mg
    19%
    Sodium 248.9 mg
    10%
    Total Carbohydrate 49.0 g
    16%
    Dietary Fiber 0.6 g
    2%
    Sugars 29.0 g
    116%
    Protein 3.8 g
    7%

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