Sugar Cookies

Total Time
15 mins
9 mins

These are the best sugar cookies I have ever had. Quantity is a guesstimate - it depends on the size of your cookie cutter. Be careful not to overbake.

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  1. Cream together butter and sugar.
  2. Stir in well-beaten egg, then milk and vanilla.
  3. Combine flour, baking powder and salt.
  4. Stir into creamed mixture.
  5. Mix well.
  6. Chill, covered in the fridge for at least 1/2 hour.
  7. Roll dough out to 1/8" thick on a floured board.
  8. Cut into shapes with cookie cutter.
  9. Bake on a lightly greased baking sheet at 375F for 7-9 minutes.
  10. Let cool a few minutes, then remove to a rack to finish cooling.
  11. Decorate, if desired.