Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 10 mins

This is my Mom's sugar cookie .

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cream together butter and sugar.
  2. Add egg and continue creaming until well combined.
  3. Sift together flour, baking powder and salt.
  4. Stir into butter mixture.
  5. Add vanilla.
  6. Roll out on lightly floured surface to a little over 1/4 inch thick. Cut into shapes.
  7. Bake on parchment @ 400 for 8-10minutes, depending on size.
  8. Let cool and then frost.
  9. To frost: I use 1 cup powdered sugar(sifted), 1 tsp corn syrup and enough milk to make a nice spreadable consistancy.
Most Helpful

Made these to share with a neighbor couple & all were pleased with the results, which were nicely served, unfrosted, along with a banana pudding! Thanks for sharing your Mom's recipe! [Made & reviewed for one of my adoptees in the current Pick A Chef event]

Sydney Mike April 22, 2010