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rolled sugar cookie recipe

Rolled Sugar Cookie Recipe

A couple of key special ingredients make this rolled sugar cookie recipe the best around.
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 8 mins


  • 1 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 cup softened butter
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla
  • 1/2 tsp almond extract
  • 1 egg
  • 2 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp cream of tartar

Sugar Cookie Icing

  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tbsp milk
  • 1 tbsp white corn syrup
  • 1/4 tsp almond extract


  • Cream together powdered sugar, butter, vanilla, almond extract, and egg in a large bowl. It helps to cut butter into small pieces.
  • Cream until you get a smooth consistency.
    creamed cookie dough
  • Mix together the flour, baking soda, and cream of tartar. Slowly add this dry mixture to the creamed mixture.
    mix wet and dry ingredients
  • Form the dough into a ball and refrigerate for at least two hours before rolling out and cutting into shapes.
    cookie dough ball
  • When you are ready to bake, preheat oven to 375 degrees. Roll and cut cookie shapes. Bake cookies for 7 to 8 minutes. Let cool completely before icing.
Keyword icing, rolled sugar cookies, sugar cookies