There's just something about those classic Christmas Sugar Cookie Recipe from scratch just like grandma used to make. This simple recipe made with butter, sugar, flour, and vanilla is perfect for decorating for the holidays!
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Classic Sugar Cookie Recipe

There's just something about those Classic Sugar Cookie recipe made from scratch just like grandma used to make. This simple recipe is perfect for decorating for the holidays!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Chill Time2 hrs
Total Time25 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: christmas cookies, sugar cookie recipe
Servings: 36 cookies
Calories: 107kcal
Author: Rebecca Hubbell

Ingredients

Instructions

  • In a large bowl or stand mixer fitted with a paddle attachment, cream together butter and sugar on high until light and fluffy.
  • Add egg and vanilla and beat until well combined.
  • In a separate bowl, sift together flour, baking powder, and salt.
  • Slowly add the flour mixture to the butter mixture, lightly mixing between each addition until flour in completely incorporated.
  • Roll into a ball, wrap in cling wrap and chill for 2 hours.
  • Preheat oven to 375 F.
  • Roll dough out to ¼ inch thickness on a lightly floured board.
  • Flour or spray cutter with cooking spray.
  • Place cookies on a parchment-lined baking sheet and bake for 8-10 minutes.
  • Let cool completely before icing.

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Nutrition

Calories: 107kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 18mg | Sodium: 35mg | Potassium: 35mg | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 165IU | Calcium: 13mg | Iron: 0.5mg