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- The Best Rolled Sugar Cookies
- Makes 5 dozen
- 1 1/2 cups butter, softened
- 2 cups white sugar
- 4 eggs
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 5 cups all-purpose flour
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1 teaspoon salt
1 In a large bowl, cream together butter and sugar until smooth. Beat in
eggs and vanilla. Stir in the flour, baking powder and salt. Cover and chill
dough for at least one hour (or overnight).
2 Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Roll out dough on
floured surface 1/4 to 1/2 inch thick. Cut into shapes with any cookie
cutter. Place cookies 1 inch apart onto an ungreased cookie sheet.
3 Bake 6 to 8 minutes in the preheated oven. Cool completely.