Blue Ribbon Sugar Cookies
Sugar Cookies Recipe

Blue Ribbon Sugar Cookies

Sugar cookies everyone will love! Decorate these buttery, crisp sugar cookies with colored sugar for a special touch.

72
cookies
45 min
PREP TIME
1 hr 10 min
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

1 cup Land O Lakes® Butter softened

1/2 cup powdered sugar

1/2 cup sugar

1 large Land O Lakes® Egg

1/2 teaspoon vanilla

2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour

1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

 

Sugar

Decorator sugars, if desired

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 375°F.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine butter, powdered sugar and 1/2 cup sugar in 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.

  3. STEP 3

    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.

Tip #1

If cookies spread too much, chill dough about 1 hour.

Nutrition

45Calories
2.5Fat (mg)
10Cholesterol (mg)
35Sodium (mg)
5Carbohydrates (g)
<1Dietary Fiber
1Protein (g)

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  December 03, 2016

I make these cookies all the time. Simply one of the best sugar cookies ever!

— says Diane
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  November 18, 2015

This is a wonderful sugar cookie recipe. Everyone loves them and they never last long. This is the only sugar cookie recipe I will ever use.

— says Mary
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