soft sugar cookies
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sugar cookies
Serves: 24
  • 4.5 cups all purpose flour
  • 4.5 teaspoons of baking powder
  • ¾ teaspoon salt
  • 1.5 cups unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1.5 cups sugar
  • 3 tablespoons vanilla extract
  • 3 eggs, room temperature
  1. Combine flour, baking powder, and salt in medium sized bowl and set aside.
  2. In the bowl of a standing mixer, beat butter and sugar until light and fluffy, about 2 to 3 minutes
  3. Add eggs, one at a time and beat until incorporated
  4. Add vanilla extract and mix until incorporated
  5. Add flour and mix on low only until combined
  6. Refrigerate dough for at least 1 hour
  7. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  8. Form dough into balls (about ¼ cup each) and place on silpat or parchment paper lined cookie sheet
  9. Slightly press down each dough ball, and top with about a teaspoon of funfetti sprinkles
  10. Bake for 13 to 15 minutes (do not allow cookies to brown or they will dry out)
If you make smaller cookies, reduce baking time to 10 to 12 minutes
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 cookie Calories: 243 Fat: 12.3 g Saturated fat: 7.5 g Carbohydrates: 30.9 g Sugar: 12.6 g Sodium: 164 mg Fiber: 0.7 g Protein: 3.2 g Cholesterol: 51 mg
Recipe by Feeling Foodish at