Old Fashioned Sugar Cookies

Old Fashioned Sugar Cookies

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Old Fashioned Sugar Cookies

Ingredients

  • Coarse sugar for decorating (colored or plain)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 1/4 cups unbleached allpurpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon pure extract (vanilla or lemon, or combo)
  • 1 tablespoon whipping cream

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Cream butter and sugar. Add egg. Blend in cream and extract. Combine dry ingredients, and add until well blended. Shape into a flattened ball. Wrap in parchment and chill at least 1/2 hour. Roll out onto lightly floured board until approximately 1/4 inch thick. Cut into desired shapes. Sprinkle with sugar, and place on parchment covered baking sheet about 2 inches apart. Bake until golden brown.
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