Cut-Out Sugar Cookies

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Get ready to bake the most delightful Christmas treats! These sugar cookies are soft, buttery, and oh-so-chewy. With a simple icing decoration, they’re bound to be the star of your holiday season!

Let me tell you why these cut-out sugar cookies are a must-bake:

They’re a blast to make: Sure, rolling out and cutting the dough takes a bit of effort, but trust me, it’s all part of the fun! Plus, it’s the perfect activity to enjoy with your loved ones during the festive season.

You only need a handful of ingredients: Chances are, you already have everything you need right in your pantry. Simple, straightforward, and utterly delicious!

They’re downright irresistible: Who can resist a classic sugar cookie? These beauties are buttery, soft, and chewy, with a melt-in-your-mouth texture that’s simply unbeatable.

Now, let’s gather our ingredients:

Cut-Out Sugar Cookies

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Chill Time 2 hours
Course Dessert
Servings 32 3 ½ in cookies


**For the Sugar Cookies:**

  • 1 cup granulated sugar 200 g
  • 1 cup unsalted butter softened (227 g)
  • 1 egg at room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 ¾ cups all-purpose flour spooned and leveled (344 g)
  • ¾ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder

**For the Icing:**

  • 4-5 tablespoons milk 60-75 ml
  • 3 cups powdered sugar 390 g
  • Sprinkles for decorating


**For the Sugar Cookies:**

  • Cream together butter and granulated sugar until fluffy.
  • Mix in the egg and vanilla until pale and fluffy.
  • Add flour, salt, and baking powder, and mix until combined.
  • Chill the dough for 1 hour, then roll it out on a floured surface.
  • Cut out cookies using cookie cutters, then chill them for at least 1 hour.
  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees, then bake the cookies for 10-12 minutes.
  • Let them cool completely before icing.

**For the Icing:**

  • Sift powdered sugar into a bowl and mix in milk until smooth.
  • Transfer icing to a piping bag and decorate your cookies as desired.
  • Let the icing dry completely before serving.
  • That’s it! Enjoy your delicious homemade sugar cookies, and don’t forget to share them with friends and family. They’ll be gone before you know it!

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