Blue Ribbon Sugar Cookies
Sugar cookies everyone will love! Decorate these buttery, crisp sugar cookies with colored sugar for a special touch.
45 min.prep time
1/2 cup powdered sugar
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
Decorator sugars, if desired
Heat oven to 375°F. Combine butter, powdered sugar and 1/2 cup sugar in large bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Add egg and vanilla; continue beating until well mixed. Add flour, cream of tartar and baking soda; beat at low speed until dough forms a ball.
Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Place 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Flatten to about 1 1/2 inches with bottom of glass dipped in sugar; sprinkle with decorator sugars, if desired. Bake 7-9 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Let stand 1 minute on cookie sheet; remove to cooling rack.
- If cookies spread too much, chill dough about 1 hour.
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