Total Time
Prep 45 mins
Cook 12 mins

This cookie is a wonderful soft cookie that will keep you sneaking more after the kids go to bed. I think I have seen these cookies being called lady fingers also. Yummy any time of the year, but just remind me of Christmas!!!!


  1. Mix flour, baking powder and salt, set aside.
  2. Cream butter and sugar.
  3. Stir in egg and vanilla.
  4. Beat in dry ingredients.
  5. Add milk and mix.
  6. Chill dough for 30 minutes.
  7. Roll and cut into desired shapes.
  8. Bake at 400 degrees for 8-12 minutes.
  9. Glaze with your favorite glaze or with this frosting:.
  10. 2 cups powdered sugar, 1/2 cup butter, 1 tsp vanilla.
  11. Mix well.
  12. Add more powdered sugar if frosting is too thin.
  13. Add food coloring if desired and spread on cookies.
  14. Very tasty.
Most Helpful

I thought this recipe was really good, I omitted the chilling time and used a cookie press to make the cookies instead of rolling them out. I would decrease the oven temp though 400 was much to high and I shortened the baking time to 6 min. maybe my oven gets to hot. nice tasting cookie

Karenm3 June 09, 2003

This was an excellent recipe. I had been searching for a sugar cookie that the little ones enjoyed: they're unusually picky about the taste of their cookies. They really enjoyed this one though, even though we just made frosted drop cookies instead of chilling and cutting them.

The only reason it gets 4/5 is because I had to adjust the oven temp (thanks for the warning) and baked them for 9 minutes. The consistency was very gooey but perfect for drop cookies. Overall they were awesome.

Ltimm November 14, 2010

I had a taste for some soft sugar cookies, so I went straight to RecipeZaar! This recipe was very basic and easy. I loved it! My cookies were very tasty, soft near the middle, but crunchy around the edges. Excellent for my taste! My only recommendation would be to chill them a bit longer than 30 minutes. You will find that they form better and are easier to handle when you drop them on the cookie sheet. Thanks Dayla!

kerrystarks January 03, 2010