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Easy Sugar Cookie and Sugar Cookie Frosting

Yields1 Serving

SUGAR COOKIE & SUGAR COOKIE FROSTING RECIPE - Dell Cove Spices and More Co

Ingredients for Sugar Cookies
 1 cup Unsalted butter softened to room temperature
 1 cup Granulated sugar
 1 ½ tsp Pure vanilla extract
 1 large egg
 2 ½ cups All-purpose flour
 ¾ tsp Baking powder
 ¾ tsp Fine salt
Ingredients for Sugar Cookie Frosting
 3 cups Powdered sugar, sifted
 34 tbsp Whole milk
 2 tbsp Light corn syrup
 ½ tsp Vanilla extract
 Gel food coloring (optional)
 Additional candies and sprinkles for decorating (optional – you can find our silver and gold sanding sugar here)
DIRECTIONS FOR MAKING EASY SUGAR COOKIES
1

Combine butter and sugar in the bowl of a stand mixer (or in a large bowl and use an electric hand mixer) and beat until creamy and well-combined. Add egg and vanilla extract and beat until combined. In a separate bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder and salt. Gradually add your dry ingredients into the wet ingredients, until your dough is well mixed.

Divide your dough into two and shape each into the shape of a disk. Wrap with plastic wrap, place in the refrigerator and chill for 6 to 24 hours.

NEXT STEP – BAKING YOUR SUGAR COOKIES
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Ready to bake? Great! Preheat your oven to 350F (175C) and line two baking sheets with parchment paper or a silpat and set aside.

Dust a clean surface with flour. Take one dough disk and lightly flour the dough. Place the disk on the floured surface and roll it out to to your desired thickness (we like 1/4-inch for softer cookies). Use your cookie cutters to cut out shapes and use a spatula to transfer shapes to your baking sheets.

Bake on 350F (175C) for 10 to 12 minutes, or until edges just begin to turn lightly golden brown. Allow cookies to cool completely on cookie sheet before frosting and decorating.

DIRECTIONS FOR MAKING YOUR EASY SUGAR COOKIE FROSTING
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First, add sugar, milk, corn syrup and vanilla extract in a medium-sized bowl and mix until combined. If frosting is too thick, add more milk, a teaspoon at a time. (You want frosting that is thick, but still able to be piped onto the cookies.)

Have an oops moment and add too much milk? (I’ve been there.) Don’t panic. Just sprinkle in a bit more powdered sugar until you get the texture you are wanting.

LAST STEP – DECORATE YOUR COOKIES
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Coloring your frosting? Be sure to divide your frosting into separate bowls and color it. Pipe (or use a spoon or knife to frost) your cookies and decorate. Let the frosting harden (which can take several hours) and then enjoy. Store your left-over cookies sealed in an airtight container at room temperature.