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Classic Sugar Cookies (Cookie Exchange Quantity)

Mmm! Melt-in-your-mouth sugar cookies. Enjoy a classic!

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  • Prep Time 2 hr 0 min
  • Total Time 4 hr 30 min
  • Servings 96

Ingredients

3
cups powdered sugar
2
cups butter or margarine, softened
2
teaspoons vanilla
1
teaspoon almond extract
2
eggs
5
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
2
teaspoons baking soda
2
teaspoons cream of tartar

Decorator’s Glaze

4
cups powdered sugar
1/4
cup water
1/4
cup light corn syrup
1
teaspoon almond extract
Food colors, as desired

Decorations

Betty Crocker™ decorating gel (in 0.68-oz tubes), colored sugar and/or decors, if desired
Betty Crocker™ decorating icing (in 4.25-oz tubes), if desired
Flaked coconut, if desired

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Directions

  • 1 In large bowl, beat 3 cups powdered sugar, the butter, vanilla, 1 teaspoon almond extract and eggs with electric mixer on medium speed, or mix with spoon. Stir in flour, baking soda and cream of tartar. Cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours.
  • 2 Heat oven to 375°F. Lightly grease cookie sheet. Divide dough in half. On lightly floured surface, roll each half 1/8 inch thick. Cut into desired shapes with 3-inch cookie cutters. Place about 2 inches apart on cookie sheet.
  • 3 Bake 5 to 7 minutes or until edges are light brown. Remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  • 4 In small bowl, beat all glaze ingredients except food colors on low speed until smooth. Divide among several small bowls. Stir desired food color, one drop at a time, into each until desired color. Decorate cookies with glaze and other decorations as desired.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
100
(
Calories from Fat
35),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4g
4%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
15mg
15%;
Sodium
55mg
55%;
Total Carbohydrate
14g
14%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
9g
9%
),
Protein
0g
0%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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