Soft Sugar Cookies With Icing

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Jun. 01, 2015

Soft vanilla flavored sugar cookies paired with a creamy frosting and topped with your favorite variety of sprinkles. These are super easy to make and definitely a crowd pleaser- makes 60.

Ingredients

For cookies:
Softened butter 1 Cup (16 tbs) (at room temperature)
Granulated sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Eggs 2
Vanilla 1 1/2 Teaspoon
All purpose flour 3 1/4 Cup (52 tbs)
Salt 1/2 Teaspoon
Baking powder 1/2 Teaspoon
Baking soda 1/2 Teaspoon
For icing:
Butter 4 Tablespoon , either melted or on the verge of melting
Cold milk 1/4 Cup (4 tbs) (more or less depending upon desired consistency)
Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
Confectioners' sugar 3 Cup (48 tbs)
Food color 1 (as desired)
Sprinkles 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)

Directions

GETTING READY:

Preheat oven to 375F.

Line baking tray with parchment paper.

MAKING:

In a bowl, combine flour, baking powder, salt, baking soda and whisk well.

In another bowl, combine butter, sugar, vanilla and whisk until light and fluffy.

Add eggs and mix well.

Add flour and mix to form a smooth dough. Divide into two balls, wrap in a cling film and pop into refrigerator for 2 hours.

Chill for 1 hour or until slightly firm. Once firm, dust with flour and roll into ” thick sheet. Cut using cookie cutter and place on baking sheet.

Pop into oven and bake for 4-6 minutes.

For icing, whisk together butter and milk in a bowl.

Add vanilla, sugar and whisk well.

Mix with desired food color and spread onto cooled cookies.

SERVING:

Serve and enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 5 Minutes
Ready In: 5 Minutes
Servings: 60

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 104Calories from Fat 38

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 4 g6.2%

Saturated Fat 2 g10%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 34 mg1.42%

Total Carbohydrates 15 g5%

Dietary Fiber %

Sugars 10 g

Protein %

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet