Old Fashioned Cut Out Sugar Cookies

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Old Fashioned Cut Out Sugar Cookies

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 72
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 53.7
  • Total Fat: 1.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 9.7 mg
  • Sodium: 35.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 8.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.2 g
  • Protein: 0.8 g

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Introduction

These are fun for the family to make and to eat! These are fun for the family to make and to eat!
Number of Servings: 72

Ingredients

    1 1/2 cups - granulated sugar

    2/3 cup - butter (or shortening - half of each is recommended)

    2 whole eggs

    2 Tbsp - 2% milk

    1 tsp. - vanilla extract

    3 1/4 cups - white flour

    2 1/2 tsp - baking powder

    1/2 tsp - salt

Directions

In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar. Add eggs, extract, and milk and blend together.

In a medium bowl, mix dry ingredients with a wire wisk. Add dry ingredients to wet ingredients in large bowl.

Mix with mixer until well combined.

With hands, shape dough into a ball. Wrap with plastic wrap and refridgerate for 2-3 hours.

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.

Lightly grease cookie sheets. Roll half or 1/3 of the dough at a time. Keep the rest in the fridge.

For crispier cookies, roll the dough thin. For soft cookies, roll dough to 1/8-1/4 inch thick.

Flour cookie cutter and cut shapes. Re-roll trimmings and reshape. Place 1/2 inch apart on the cookie sheet and bake for 8 min or until light brown. Let cool then decorate!

Makes 6 dozen (depending on the size of your cookie cutters)




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  • 4 of 5 people found this review helpful
    I used 1/3 cup of butter and 1/3 cup of applesauce; whole wheat flour; 2 tsp vanilla;1/2 cup granulated sugar and 1 cup of Splenda. It came out tasty. - 12/21/09

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  • Incredible!
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    I made these, but used 1/3 cup butter and 1/3 cup applesauce. I also used egg beaters instead of real eggs. They were still very good! - 10/5/09

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  • Incredible!
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    Easy to prepare and really tasty - even without icing! I made miniatures (1.5" cutters) and got 80+ cookies. Great recipe! YUM :D - 1/4/09

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Very good and pretty fun and easy to make with my daughter - 12/22/08

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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I have tried many cutout cookie recipes this is the best very easy to roll out. - 12/6/08

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