Rolled Sugar Cookies

Recipe by carolinafan
READY IN: 1hr 55mins
YIELD: 6 dozen




  • In large bowl, mix 1 cup sugar, the butter, 3 tablespoons milk, vanilla and egg until well-blended.
  • Stir in flour, baking powder and salt until mixed.
  • Cover with plastic wrap; refrigerate 1 hour for easier handling.
  • Heat oven to 400*.
  • On lightly floured surface, roll out 1/3 of the dough at a time to 1/8-inch thickness. Keep remaining dough refrigerated.
  • Cut with floured 2-inch cookie cutter.
  • Place 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheets.
  • If not using glaze, sprinkle with sugar.
  • Bake 5 to 9 minutes or until edges are light golden brown.
  • Immediately remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks.
  • Cool completely about 15 minutes.
  • To prepare glaze: In small bowl, mix powdered sugar and enough milk with spoon until smooth and spreadable.
  • Spread glaze over cookies.
  • Sprinkle with colored sugar.