Perfect Sugar Cookies

Indulge in the sweet symphony of baking with this delightful sugar cookie recipe, a timeless classic that fills the air with warmth and comfort. Perfect for any occasion, these soft, buttery cookies offer a simple yet irresistible treat for both young and old alike. With just a handful of ingredients and a dash of love, you’ll soon find yourself immersed in the joy of creating these heavenly delights. Whether you’re baking for a special celebration or simply craving a homemade treat, these sugar cookies are sure to become a cherished favorite in your recipe collection. So, preheat your oven, gather your ingredients, and prepare to embark on a culinary journey filled with sweetness and delight.

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Ready in: 30 minutes

Servings: 30


1 cup butter or margarine, softened
1 1/2 cups confectioners’ sugar
1 egg, beaten
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon almond extract
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon cream of tartar


1. In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar. Add egg and extracts. Combine flour, baking soda and cream of tartar; gradually add to the creamed mixture and mix well. Chill for at least 1 hour. On a surface lightly sprinkled with confectioners’ sugar, roll out the dough to 1/8-in. thickness. Cut into desired shapes. You can even use your Bob & Larry cookie cutters!

2. Place on ungreased baking sheets. Repeat with the remaining dough. Bake at 350 degrees F for 7-8 minutes, or until the edges begin to brown.

3. Cool and eat!

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