Old Fashioned Sugar Cookies

Old Fashioned Sugar Cookies

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Old Fashioned Sugar Cookies


  • 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


  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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