Sugar Cookies

Sugar cookie is a cookie made of , main  ingredients being sugar, flour, butter, baking soda / powder  and eggs. They are usually decorated with frosting or sprinkles. They can be given any shape and color according to the festive season. Simple yet delicious sugar cookies are kids and grown ups favorite to have some during snack time along with milk , coffee or tea.

This  recipe goes to the  2nd day of BM 81, for week 2 under the theme " Cookies for your sweet tooth". Here are the ingredients and procedure....


All purpose flour 1 1/2 cup
Egg 1
Unsalted Butter 1/2 cup softened
Sugar 1/2  cup
Baking powder 1/2 spoon
Salt 1 pinch
Milk 1 spoon


In a mixing bowl add softened butter and sugar, using hand mixer make it to smooth mixture.
Now add 1 egg  and mix, beat it to combine well.
In a separate bowl sift flour, baking powder and salt.
Add the dry ingredients slowly into butter mixture and mix it on a slow speed. 
Divide the dough into 2 and wrap it in a cling wrap and refrigerate for 2 hours.
Remove the dough from refrigerator.
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
Sprinkle the surface with some dry flour and roll the dough out to 1/2 inch thickness.
Cut the cookies using cookie cutter  into rounds, stars or what ever shape your want.
Place them on a greased or parchment paper. 
Sprinkle some sugar or any other sugar toppings on cookies.
Bake for 7 to 9 minutes or until they just begin to turn light brown.
Remove and rest them on a cooling rack.
Serve as it is or with some milk or coffee.

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vaishali sabnani said...

Such cute cookies , loving that sugar dust , looks very pretty .

Srivalli said...

Kids would have enjoyed these cookies!..cute shape..

Pavani said...

Love these classic sugar cookies -- simple and delicious.

Usha said...

Star shaped cookies are cute and sugar cookies are indeed a treat for a person with sweet tooth and kids .

Priya Suresh said...

Cute looking sugar cookies, am sure kids will go crazy if they see these dangerously addictive cookies.

Harini R said...

My little one loves the star shaped anything. These cookies are definitely kid friendly.

Sandhiya said...

That's a one simple yet addictive cookies. Perfectly made!!!

veena said...

Loved these cute shaped sugar cookies!!!

Sharmila kingsly said...

Cute sugary cookies!!!

Preeti said...

Lovely sugar coated cookie..

Sandhya Ramakrishnan said...

This is such a must during holiday time. I make a large batch for my kids to decorate and we distribute it to neighbors and friends. Looks so cute and it is reminding me that holidays are coming soon.

Mayuri Patel said...

You're so right, these sugar cookies can be sprinkled, glazed or decorated. Love them.

Ritu Tangri said...

Kids just love sugar cookies with that colored sugar or sprinklers on them

Priya Srinivasan - I Camp in My Kitchen said...

aww love that cute shape and that sugar sprinkle on top looks so pretty!

Unknown said...

These cookies are so adorable. Loved it.