Season's Best Sugar Cookies

Season's Best Sugar Cookies

A classic sugar cookie recipe will become a treasured part of your recipe collection.

Prep Time

1:00

Hr:Mins

Total Time

3:00

Hrs:Mins

Makes

 

About 5 dozen cookies

Cookies
1 1/2
cups powdered sugar
1
cup butter or margarine, softened
1
teaspoon vanilla
1/2
teaspoon almond extract
1
egg
2 1/2
cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
1
teaspoon baking soda
1
teaspoon cream of tartar
White Glaze
2
cups powdered sugar
2
tablespoons milk
1/4
teaspoon almond extract
Sprinkles
Red edible glitter or red sugar
  1. In large bowl, beat 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar and the butter with electric mixer on medium speed, or mix with spoon. Stir in vanilla, 1/2 teaspoon almond extract and the egg. Stir in flour, baking soda and cream of tartar. Cover and refrigerate about 2 hours or until firm.
  2. Heat oven to 375°F. On lightly floured cloth-covered surface, roll half of dough at a time 1/8 inch thick. Cut into desired shapes. On ungreased cookie sheets, place 2 inches apart.
  3. Bake 7 to 8 minutes or until light brown. Remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack. Cool completely.
  4. Mix glaze ingredients until smooth and desired spreading consistency, adding a few extra drops milk if needed. Spread glaze over cookies. Sprinkle with sugars.
Makes About 5 dozen cookies
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Kitchen Tips
When you're making cutout cookies, always work with well-chilled dough. Cold dough rolls out smoothly, with less sticking. The cookies are easy to cut, remove, and transfer to baking sheets, and they hold their shape in the oven.
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Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Cookie)
  • Calories 80
    • (Calories from Fat 30),
  • Total Fat 3g
    • (Saturated Fat 2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 10mg;
  • Sodium 45mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 11g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 7g),
  • Protein 0g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    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;
    • 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.