2.12.2011

sugar fave

I love me some sugar cookies and whipped out a batch for vday... all you cookie lovers bake below:

RECIPE FOR EXCELLENT DOUGH:

In a large bowl combine
1 3/4 c. sugar
1 cup butter
1 tsp. salt
3 eggs
Mix and cream together

In a small bowl add
2 TBSP warm water
1 TBSP vanilla
1 tsp. baking soda
Stir until soda is dissolved, then add to sugar mixture.

Then add
5 1/2 cups Flour (may need to add more until the dough is not sticky and firm enough to roll out)
1 heaping tsp. Baking Powder

Mix, Roll out, Cut Shapes, and Bake at 350ยบ for 8-10 minutes.
Makes about 3 dozen

FROSTING:
Start with 1/2 stick butter. Add a tsp or 2 of vanilla. dump in one regular package of powdered sugar. Add a dash of milk and start stirring. Add milk little by little until the right consistency. Color as needed.

5 comments:

Mortensen Baby Farm said...

Oh man...I am drooling...guess I am making cookies today!

Stef said...

Those look yummy! Those might have to be my next sunday cookies!

Grant Family said...

Kellie I tried this recipe from a post that you blogged few years ago....i think it was when you made halloween pumpkins and i LOVE IT! i use it all the time now. Its the BEST EVER!! thanks again. You are the most adorable prenant lady ever. And that little cooper bug is just too cute. I am jealous that you live in fun Georgia and we are in cold Idaho!!

Grant Family said...

This is EMily Grant(thuernagle) by the way. Sorry I am not in the Pic. Probably dont recognize my kids since you have never met them!

celeste said...

you have mad decorating skillz.