HOLIDAY SUGAR COOKIES


Enjoy these holiday sugar cookies for Christmas.

They’re easy to make and kids will love to help you decorate them.

 

Makes 3 dozen soft sugar cookies

 

INGREDIENTS:

1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
1 cup unsalted butter, softened
2 large eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 teaspoons grated orange peel
4 1/3 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup sour cream
Decorator sugars or sprinkles

 

METHOD

In large mixer bowl combine sugar and butter.

Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy (1 to 2 minutes).

Add eggs, vanilla and orange peel; continue beating until well mixed (1 to 2 minutes).

In medium bowl combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Reduce speed to low.

Beat, adding flour mixture alternately with sour cream and scraping bowl often, until well mixed (2 to 3 minutes).

Divide dough into thirds; wrap in plastic food wrap.

Refrigerate until firm (at least 2 hours).

Heat oven to 400°F (200°C).

On lightly floured surface roll out dough, one portion at a time (keeping remaining dough refrigerated), to 1/4-inch thickness. Cut with 3-inch cookie cutters.

Place 1 inch apart on baking sheets.

Sprinkle cookies with decorator sugars or sprinkles or bake plain.

Bake for 6 to 9 minutes or until edges are lightly browned.

 

 

Source and picture DianaDesserts

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