Easy Sugar Cookies
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Serves: 24
 
Ingredients
  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 4 cups all-purpose flour (you can use gf flour)
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon orange zest (optional)
Directions
  1. Cream butter and sugar. Add eggs and vanilla. Beat for about one minute.
  2. Mix dry ingredients in a separate bowl.
  3. Add dry ingredients to wet ingredients. Knead dough well.
  4. Refrigerate for at least two hours.
  5. Slice or roll out to use cookie cutters.
  6. Bake cookies for about 10 minutes at 350 degrees. Cookies should be very pale when done.
  7. Let cool on a cookie rack. When cool you can decorate the cookies if you like.
Notes
Kitchen Tip: Use a wooden cutting board inserted in a pillowcase to roll out cookie dough. Turn the pillowcase inside out before you put it in the wash.
Recipe by Premeditated Leftovers™ at https://premeditatedleftovers.com/easy-sugar-cookies-and-butter-cream-frosting/