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Sugar Cookies

- recipe by Rani submitted on 12-29-2008 

All Purpose flour-1 1/2 cups
Baking powder -1 1/2 teaspoons
Salt    -1/4 teaspoon
Butter at room temperature -1/2 cup
Sugar   -1/2 cup
Egg yolk, slightly beaten -1
Milk    -3 tablespoons
Vanilla extract -1/2 teaspoon
1.In a mixing bowl stir together flour, baking powder and salt.
2.In another bowl cream the butter with a hand mixer for 2-3 minutes. Add sugar to it gradually and beating each time.
3.Add egg yolk to it and mix well.
4.Add the dry ingredients alternately with milk to the butter bowl and mix it.
5.Add vanilla and mix it.
6.In a cling wrap or plastic sheet chill the dough in fridge for 1 hour.
7.Preheat the oven to 375ºF
8.Roll out the dough on to a lightly floured surface to a thickness of about 1/4".
9.Cut with cookie cutters(I have used a star cookie cutter).
10.Sprinkle some colored sugar on the cookies before keeping it in oven
11.Bake on an ungreased cookie sheet for 8 to 10 minutes. Check if the sides are brown its done.
12.Let the cookies cool down for 15 minutes and then serve.

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Comments (16)

Person   ()
Do you have to leave it in the fridge?
Person   ()
yes. Only then the shape of the cookies will come nicely.
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How many will this make?
Person   ()
Around 15
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can we make this without oven???
Person   ()
I dont think you can make it without an oven. Sorry Srinidhi.
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Skip the egg and use some additional butter instead.
Person   ()
Hi Rani,
Pls tell whether we can use white oil instead of butter or ghee...
Person   ()
You can also use oil, but the real taste comes out from the butter flavor and the butter makes the cookie softer to melt in mouth.
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im doing this for school??
Person   ()
ok.. make and enjoy.
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What country is this dessert from?
Person   ()
I am not sure where it originated but its quite commonly seen in North America during Christmas time.
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