Sugar cookies are a must every holiday season: Valentines, Fourth of July, Halloween and of course, the winter holiday season. Use your favorite icing recipe or sprinkle them with sanding sugar to make a semi-sparkly treat! This is our in house sugar cookie recipe:
SUGAR COOKIE DOUGH
1 lb butter, soft
1 1/4 c sugar
1/4 t vanilla
1/4 almond extract
3 3/4 c flour
1 t baking powder
Combine butter and sugar in a mixer with paddle attachment and mix on low speed for 10 minutes - until light and fluffy
Add eggs, vanilla, salt ,almond and baking powder, mix on low speed for 2 minutes.
Add flour a little at a time until dough forms.
Wrap in cling wrap and chill overnight before rolling.
Roll and cut in to shapes. Bake at 325° for 10 minutes.
Roll + cut shapes and freeze before baking.