Sugar cookies recipe. A classic and delicious cookies that have a soft and chewy texture. Sugar cookies can be plain or also decorated with icing to make them festive.
Sugar cookies have a buttery and smooth texture and are very simple and easy to make. If you would like to make cutout cookies and decorate them as per the festival or occasion, then this is the recipe for you.
Kids would fall for this soft and chewy sugar cookies. This cookies will satisfy their sweet tooth and will forever be in their dreams.
You can roll out the cookie dough easily, and the cookies will keep their shape when baked. The dough scraps can also be rerolled multiple times. Once baked, it will have soft texture with crispy edges. If you are a beginner, don’t worry! These cookies will turn out perfectly every single time!
Lean how to make sugar cookies for christmas or everyday baking.
Preparation time. 15 minutes
Rest time. 15 minutes
Cook time. 15 to 20 minutes
Recipe cuisine. international
Recipe category. sweets
Recipe reference. here
Yield. 20 to 25 cookies
All purpose flour/maida – 1/2 cup
Wheat flour – 1/2 cup
Icing Sugar – 1/3 cup
Butter (at room temperature & heaped) – 1/3 cup
Milk – 1 to 2 tbsp
Vanilla essence – 1/4 tsp
Baking powder – 1/2 tsp
Salt – 1/4 tsp
1. In a large mixing bowl, sieve all purpose flour, wheat flour, baking powder and salt. Mix it well and set aside.2. In another mixing bowl, add butter, icing sugar, milk and vanilla essence. Whisk it well to form a cream consistency.
3. Now, add the flour mixture and mix well. 4. Initially, the mixture would be like bits and pieces but then it will form a smooth dough. Add a teaspoon of milk if needed, but not more than that. Using a cling wrap, cover the dough and set it aside in a refrigerator for 15 minutes.5. After 20 minutes, take it out and place it on a parchment or butter paper. Preheat oven for 180 C or 350 F for 10 minutes. With a chappathi roller, roll the dough till just about 1/4 inch thickness. Cut them into different shapes with cookie cutters.6. Take them out gently using a ladle and place them on the baking pan lined with a parchment or baking paper. You can keep the cookies quite close to each other as these would not spread much. Now, you can decorate them with sugar sprinkles or beads. I decorated just the christmas trees.7. Bake the cookies for 15 to 20 minutes or until the edges turn golden brown. Switch off and take it out out. Allow the cookies to cool down completely on a wire rack, and store them in an airtight container.
Now, sugar cookies is ready! If desired, you can decorate the cookies with icing.
- You can sprinkle granulated sugar and bake these cookies as simple sugar cookies.
- Instead of wheat flour, you can add 1 cup all purpose flour/maida and make about 20 cookies.
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