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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 16
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 263.1
  • Total Fat: 12.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 26.8 mg
  • Sodium: 224.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 34.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.7 g
  • Protein: 3.8 g

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Greeting Card Sugar Cookies

Submitted by: JLVANPEL

Introduction

This simple sugar cookie recipe was printed on some Christmas cards that I bought years ago--it is the best recipe I have found for sugar cookies. This simple sugar cookie recipe was printed on some Christmas cards that I bought years ago--it is the best recipe I have found for sugar cookies.
Number of Servings: 16

Ingredients

    1 cup sugar
    1 cup butter or margarine
    2 eggs, well beaten
    3 1/2 cups sifted all-purpose flour
    2 tsp. baking powder
    2 tsp. vanilla extract

Directions

1) Combine butter, sugar, beaten eggs and vanilla in large mixing bowl
2) Cream until fluffy
3) Combine flour and baking powder then blend with other ingredients until well mixed
4) Chill dough thoroughly in refrigerator
5) Tear off one quarter of the chilled dough, form into a ball, and roll out on lightly floured waxed paper to 1/4 inch thick
6) Cut into favorite shapes
7) Place on greased cookie sheet
8) Decorate cookies before baking with green or red sugar crystals, silver balls or cinnamon candies
9) Bake in the oven at 375 degrees for 10 to 15 minutes or until golden
10) Remove and cool on wire racks
11) Decorate with icing once cooled, if desired

Makes about 4 dozen cookies.

Number of Servings: 16

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user JLVANPEL.






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