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Easy Sugar Cookies & Sugar Cookie Frosting
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  • prep: 1 hr
  • cook: 10 min
  • total: 1 hr 10 min
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  • Summary

    My easy sugar cookie recipe yields tasty cookies that don't spread! I also include instructions for a pretty and foolproof sugar cookie frosting. Recipe may be doubled!

    Ingredients

    • 1 cup unsalted butter (softened (226g))
    • 1 cup granulated sugar ((200g))
    • 1 ½ teaspoons vanilla extract ((see note))
    • 1 large egg
    • 2 ½ cups all-purpose flour ((Plain flour) (315g) )
    • ¾ teaspoon baking powder
    • ¾ teaspoon table salt
    • 3 cups powdered sugar, sifted ((375g) (weigh before sifting))
    • 3-4 Tablespoons milk ((I use whole milk, but any kind will work))
    • 2 Tablespoons light corn syrup ((see note))
    • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
    • Gel food coloring (optional)
    • Additional candies and sprinkles for decorating (optional)

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    ESHA
    • Servings Per Recipe: 40
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 0 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 0 g 0%
    • Saturated Fat: 0 g 0%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 0 mg 0%
    • Calcium: 0 mg 0%
    • Potassium: 0 mg 0%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 0 mg 0%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 0 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 0 g 0%
    • Sugar: 0 g
    • Protein: 0 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 0%
    • Vitamin C 0%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat0
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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