The Best Cutout Sugar Cookies

The Best Cutout Sugar Cookies from justataste.com #recipe

Secret Ingredient Chocolate Chip Cookies. Soft and Chewy Peanut Butter Cookies. Pretzel Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars. Brown Sugar Shortbread Cookies. Basically, if it contains the word “cookie,” I’ve baked it and eaten it over the past 10 days as part of my 25 Days of Holiday Cookies campaign.

Every year, I share my favorite cookie recipes throughout the winter holiday season. But this year I decided to make my annual “let’s see how much butter Kelly can eat in one month” project an organized effort. So every day from December 1 through December 25, I’m sharing a special cookie recipe on the Just a Taste Facebook page and Instagram feed.

Have no fear if you’re just finding out about the fun! Much like my holiday weight gain, the past 10 recipes aren’t going anywhere. Check out Facebook and Instagram to get caught up on the cookie craze. But before you do, check out my Best Cutout Sugar Cookies recipe, plus enter a seriously sweet giveaway featuring a set of 101 cookie cutters, courtesy of the fabulous folks over at Park and Main.

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The Best Cutout Sugar Cookies from justataste.com #recipe

The Best Cutout Sugar Cookies from justataste.com #recipe

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The Best Cutout Sugar Cookies

Prep Time: 90 min (includes refrigeration)

Cook Time: 11 min

Ingredients:

3 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter
1 1/3 cups sugar
2 large eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
Store-bought or homemade frosting
Assorted sprinkles

Equipment: Assorted cookie cutters

Directions:

In a medium bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder and salt.

In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, beat the butter until smooth, about 2 minutes. Add the sugar and continue beating until the mixture is light and fluffy, about 3 minutes. Add the eggs one at a time, beating between each addition, then add the vanilla.

Turn the mixer off. Add the flour and then beat just until combined.

Remove the dough, shape it into a disk about 6 inches wide and wrap it securely in plastic wrap. Refrigerate the dough for a minimum of 1 hour. (See Kelly's Notes.)

When ready to bake, preheat the oven to 350ºF and line two baking sheets with parchment paper.

Remove the dough from the fridge and cut it in half. Roll half the dough between two pieces of wax paper until it's about 1/4-inch-thick. Using cookie cutters, cut out your desired shapes and place them roughly 2 inches apart on the cookie sheets. Repeat the rolling and cutting process with the remaining dough. (Leftover scraps can be re-rolled.)

Refrigerate the cut-out cookies for 15 minutes. (This helps them keep their shape when baking.)

Bake the cookies for 9 to 11 minutes until pale golden, and then transfer them to a rack to cool completely. Frost and decorate as desired.

Kelly's Notes:
The dough can be refrigerated overnight, however when you remove it from the fridge, you will likely need to let it rest at room temperature for some time before it's soft enough to roll.

When in doubt, remove the cookies from the oven just prior to them turning pale golden. The cookies will crisp slightly as they cool, so removing them while slightly underbaked guarantees your cookies will remain soft. For crispier sugar cookies, bake them the full time.

Recipe adapted from Gale Gand.

      

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    Sarah — December 11, 2013 at 7:40 am

    While I do love so many types of cookies, my all-time favorite would probably have to be a warm, gooey, classic chocolate chip cookie. Yum!

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    Alison @ Ingredients, Inc. — December 11, 2013 at 8:19 am

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    Classic chocolate chip!

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    My favorite cookies are Peanut Blossoms.

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    this might be controversial but i love a good oatmeal raisin – soft and chewy with just enough bite. delicious!

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    I love so many types of cookies, but can anything beat the classic chocolate chip?

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    My favorite cookie has always been and probably always be a good, crunchy sugar cookie – so thanks for this recipe!

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    Tracy — December 12, 2013 at 9:02 pm

    For homemade it’s oatmeal raisin. For store-bought it’s a toss-up between Oreos and Fig Newtons.

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    Audrey Mullen — December 12, 2013 at 9:15 pm

    all time favorite is chocolate chip cookies

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    Clarisse — December 12, 2013 at 10:05 pm

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    Rachel H. — December 13, 2013 at 12:14 am

    White chocolate macadamia nut cookies are my favorite!

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    Rachel H. — December 13, 2013 at 12:16 am

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    Jenny C — December 13, 2013 at 6:01 am

    My favorite cookies are white chocolate cranberry :)

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    Heather B — December 13, 2013 at 9:04 am

    My favorite all time cookie is definitely a hot cocoa cookie. You cannot go wrong with chocolate and marshmallows.

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    Heather B — December 13, 2013 at 9:08 am

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    Gina — December 13, 2013 at 9:15 am

    No matter the time of year- it would have to still be chocolate chip.

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    diane — December 13, 2013 at 9:30 am

    I love any type of cookie….peanut blossoms, chocolate chip, sugar, chocolate crackle, seven layer, oatmeal, ginger, etc!!! YUM!

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    Jill — December 13, 2013 at 9:48 am

    My favorite cookie-Ginger Snaps!

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    Jill — December 13, 2013 at 10:08 am

    I love oatmeal chocolate chip cookies!

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    TrishInFL — December 13, 2013 at 10:08 am

    Monster cookie, for sure!

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    Karen Oliver — December 13, 2013 at 10:10 am

    I just love chocolate chip peanut butter sandwich cookies. Yum!! I follow you on Pinterest.

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    Kylie — December 13, 2013 at 10:15 am

    My favorite cookie is definitely chocolate chip!

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    Kylie — December 13, 2013 at 10:17 am

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    Kylie — December 13, 2013 at 10:19 am

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    Arliss Hargrove — December 13, 2013 at 10:40 am

    All time favorite cookie….. Oatmeal Pecan Raisin

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    Milena Gomes Campos da Silva — December 13, 2013 at 10:57 am

    Hi Kelly!! I love all of your recipes, but my favorite is sugar cookies!

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    Milena Gomes Campos da Silva — December 13, 2013 at 10:58 am

    Kelly, I´m following “Just a Taste” and “Park and Main” on Twitter!

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    Milena Gomes Campos da Silva — December 13, 2013 at 10:58 am

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    Milena Gomes Campos da Silva — December 13, 2013 at 10:59 am

    Kelly, I´m following “Just a Taste” and “Park and Main” on Pinterest!

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    Janie — December 13, 2013 at 11:19 am

    Hungarian Poppy Seed!

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    lauren — December 13, 2013 at 11:37 am

    My favourite cookies are gingersnap cookies with extra spice!!! They make it feel like christmas.

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    Liz — December 13, 2013 at 11:38 am

    I love shortbread cookies and date, raisin and oatmeal cookies and many more.

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    Linda — December 13, 2013 at 11:57 am

    Powdered sugar wedding cake cookies. I have a tip. Roll your dough between plastic (new garbage bag , cut around three sides) throw it away when done. Mess controlled . Works great. Try it. Linda

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    Jasmine Luna — December 13, 2013 at 1:35 pm

    Mint chocolate chip cookies are my absolute fave!

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    Jasmine Luna — December 13, 2013 at 1:36 pm

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    Jasmine Luna — December 13, 2013 at 1:37 pm

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    Brandee — December 13, 2013 at 2:32 pm

    My favourite type of cookie is chocolate chip.

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    Christine — December 13, 2013 at 4:43 pm

    I love butter cookies!

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    Tiffany S. — December 13, 2013 at 5:25 pm

    My all time favorite cookie is Chocolate Chip Walnut Oatmeal!!!

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    Auntiepatch — December 13, 2013 at 5:32 pm

    My favorite Christmas cookies are Sugar Cookies.

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    linda — December 13, 2013 at 9:16 pm

    Chocolate Chip!

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    theresa krier — December 13, 2013 at 9:34 pm

    my favorite cookies are soft sugar cookies with icing, thanks

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    theresa krier — December 13, 2013 at 9:35 pm

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    Stacey — December 13, 2013 at 10:19 pm

    Chocolate chip cookies.

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    Jessica w — December 13, 2013 at 10:36 pm

    I really like chocolate crinkle cookies

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    Linda Hoover — December 13, 2013 at 11:06 pm

    My great-grandma’s icebox cookies are one of my all-time favorite cookies! :-)

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    Linda Hoover — December 13, 2013 at 11:08 pm

    I like Just a Taste & Park and Main on Facebook! :-)

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    Linda Hoover — December 13, 2013 at 11:09 pm

    I follow Just a Taste & Park and Main on Pinterest. :-D

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    bonnie greenhoe — December 13, 2013 at 11:36 pm

    love peanut butter and choc chip

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    Claudia Cornwell — December 14, 2013 at 5:55 am

    Black and White cookies!

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    Milena Gomes Campos da Silva — December 14, 2013 at 6:19 am

    Hy Kelly, I Like Just a Taste and Park and Main on Facebook.

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    Liz — December 14, 2013 at 8:05 am

    I love all cookies and if I have to pick I’ll say shortbread cookies and bars.

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    Roxanne Duren-Walters — December 14, 2013 at 9:00 am

    My favorite all time cookie is oatmeal raisin, but snicker-doodles and coconut macaroons also come pretty close!

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    Roxanne Duren-Walters — December 14, 2013 at 9:04 am

    I Like Just a Taste and Park and Main on Facebook also!

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    Roxanne Duren-Walters — December 14, 2013 at 9:05 am

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    Valerie Villanueva — December 14, 2013 at 10:50 am

    It’s a tie between chocolate chip cookies and macadamia nut cookies.

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    Valerie Villanueva — December 14, 2013 at 1:47 pm

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    Gina — December 14, 2013 at 3:43 pm

    I love chocolate chip cookies

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    Sallie — December 15, 2013 at 12:22 am

    My favorite cookie is a Snickerdoodle!!! Absolutely love the cinnamon-y goodness! :D

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    Sallie — December 15, 2013 at 12:23 am

    I follow “Just A Taste” and “Parks and Main” on Pinterest!

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    Sallie — December 15, 2013 at 12:24 am

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    Susan Christy — December 15, 2013 at 12:30 am

    I love cookies of all kinds unless they are fruit flavored or have fruit in them. Chocolate chip, butterscotch oatmeal, ginger cookies – YUM

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    Liz — December 15, 2013 at 9:38 am

    Really like shortbread cookies and bars and snickerdoodles.

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    Liz — December 15, 2013 at 9:39 am

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    Jordie — December 15, 2013 at 11:14 am

    I love sugar cookies the most!!! So many fun ways to decorate them!!!

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    TaraO — December 15, 2013 at 2:32 pm

    You can’t go wrong with chocolate chip cookies!
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    Marian — December 15, 2013 at 2:43 pm

    I love Christmas cookies and spice cookies with powdered sugar!

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    Betty — December 15, 2013 at 2:54 pm

    What fun it would be to make a lot of different cookies! I hope I win!

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    Maria — December 15, 2013 at 5:07 pm

    Oatmeal Scotchies

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    Pam — December 15, 2013 at 8:06 pm

    Chocolate chip are my favorite

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    Marybeth Segars — December 15, 2013 at 8:23 pm

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    Marybeth Segars — December 15, 2013 at 8:23 pm

    favorite cookies are bowties

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    Marybeth Segars — December 15, 2013 at 8:25 pm

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    myra duncan — December 15, 2013 at 8:40 pm

    one of my favorites is 7 layer bars.

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    mrs. z — December 15, 2013 at 10:34 pm

    My favorite is straight out of the oven chocolate chip cookies!

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    Christy Spurlock — December 15, 2013 at 10:59 pm

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    Charlene Glover — December 16, 2013 at 3:25 am

    I love a good gingerbread cookie.

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    Sarah G — December 16, 2013 at 9:39 am

    Chocolate Chip cookies are my favorite.

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    Jennifer Forester — December 16, 2013 at 10:49 am

    My all-time favorite cookie is a chunky, gooey chocolate chip. ♥

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    Jennifer Forester — December 16, 2013 at 10:52 am

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    Jennifer Forester — December 16, 2013 at 10:58 am

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    Katrina — December 16, 2013 at 11:09 am

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    Annie — December 16, 2013 at 11:09 am

    I love frosted shortbread cookies.

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    Annie — December 16, 2013 at 11:12 am

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    Mara — December 16, 2013 at 11:48 am

    My favorite cookies is raspberry white chocolate macadamia nut :) I just could eat batch after batch…

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    Mara — December 16, 2013 at 11:50 am

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    rochelle marouski — December 16, 2013 at 11:57 am

    I love making Swedish gingerbread men cookies then
    Decorating them!

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    Lexi — December 16, 2013 at 12:40 pm

    I’d have to say my favorite is oatmeal chocolate chunk, but I love all cookies!! :)

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    Amanda — December 16, 2013 at 12:47 pm

    I absolutely love molasses cookies! I’m tempted to buy them every time I spot them.

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    Kimberly — December 16, 2013 at 12:50 pm

    I love chocolate chip cookies! Either the dough itself or just out of the oven, when they are warm and gooey!

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    Kimberly — December 16, 2013 at 12:52 pm

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    Sara Vongthongthip — December 16, 2013 at 12:58 pm

    I signed up for your newsletter because this recipe is amazing! Thanks for sharing.

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    Kimberly — December 16, 2013 at 1:00 pm

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    Carrie — December 16, 2013 at 1:44 pm

    Definitely sugar cookies!

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    Liz — December 16, 2013 at 2:05 pm

    Can’t wait to try the chocolate chip cookie recipe

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    Pam Pieroni — December 16, 2013 at 3:29 pm

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    Victoria — December 16, 2013 at 4:15 pm

    How could I pick just one favorite? ;) I think it would have to be a freshly baked chocolate chip cookie, yum!

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    Dawn L — December 16, 2013 at 5:03 pm

    Molasses Crinkles – from the OLD Betty Crocker cookbooks

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    Monica — December 16, 2013 at 5:06 pm

    My all-time favorite cookie is an oatmeal-based chocolate chip cookie! MMMMMMM!

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    Brandi Rowan — December 16, 2013 at 5:18 pm

    I am a no-bake cookie girl through and through! I don’t own one single cookie cutter and would love to win this, as my three year old daughter is really into helping me bake in the kitchen. What fun we could have!!! Thank you for the sugar cookie recipe…off to borrow some cookie cutters!

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    Carla S — December 16, 2013 at 8:25 pm

    My favorite type of cookie is the windmill cookie.

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    Carla S — December 16, 2013 at 8:30 pm

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    Marka Suber — December 16, 2013 at 11:16 pm

    The good old chocolate chip cookie.

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    Aleesha Banks — December 17, 2013 at 3:30 am

    These cookies are looking so adorable just I am in love with these cookies . And what a brilliant use of Cookie cutters.

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    Anu S. — December 17, 2013 at 8:34 am

    My favorite cookies would have to be double chocolate chip cookies!

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    Roz — December 17, 2013 at 9:13 am

    I love peanut butterchocolate cookies! Uber yum!

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    Liz — December 17, 2013 at 9:19 am

    I love all cookies, but maybe good shortbread just a little bit more.

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    Diana — December 17, 2013 at 2:56 pm

    my favorite cookie is plain sugar crystals with sugar crystal sprinkles baked in.

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    Terryia — December 17, 2013 at 7:48 pm

    waaaay too many cookies choices to just choose one! i love them all…minus oatmeal raisin!

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    Liz — December 18, 2013 at 10:45 am

    I love all cookies, but good shortbread just a little more. Thanks

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    Raquel — December 23, 2013 at 12:10 am

    I did not have luck with these cookies. The dough was too sticky and when they were baked, they spread out and looked deformed, even though I chilled the dough and chilled the cut outs before baking. Hmm.

    • Kelly Senyei replied: — December 23rd, 2013 @ 10:55 am

      Hi Raquel – thanks for your comment! Were your ingredients all cold when you made the dough?

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    Michelle — December 26, 2013 at 4:25 pm

    I see my first comment wasn’t allowed but I’m trying again. These are shortbread cookies, NOT sugar cookies. Please change the title so that others don’t waste their time and ingredients making these thinking they are sugar cookies.

    • Kelly Senyei replied: — December 26th, 2013 @ 5:05 pm

      Hi Michelle – Thanks for your comment. As far as the recipe goes, these are sugar cookies. By definition, sugar cookies contain eggs (like in this recipe) and a leavener (such as the baking powder in this recipe), and shortbread cookies do not contain either ingredient, so the recipe title is 100% accurate.

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    Oriella — February 13, 2014 at 9:07 pm

    This recipe is NOT good for cut out cookies! I followed this recipe exactly as written (I left the dough in the fridge for over 2 hours). When it was time to roll out the dough, it kept getting stuck to my pin and the table. I was not able to make any shaped cookies with this recipe. I added more flour to get the right consistency, I hope it won’t affect the taste of the cookies…

    • Kelly Senyei replied: — February 14th, 2014 @ 2:33 am

      Hi Oriella – I’m sorry you didn’t enjoy this recipe. I have made it many times without the dough being sticky. Did you lightly flour your work surface? Was it by chance very humid/warm where you were making them? I’ve never had this issue before but would love to help troubleshoot.

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    Nancy G — March 5, 2014 at 3:21 pm

    Hi Kelly,

    I searched on several sites. I bake a lot, so I could pretty much tell from the recipes if I thought they would work and how much work was involved.
    I made your recipe exactly as indicated, except I doubled it (hey…I grew up in a big family – you never make a single batch of anything).
    I split the dough, flattened into 2 disks about 1 and 3/4 thick, wrapped in plastic wrap and put them in my garage (on a -22 C windchill day) for 2 hours.
    Got my trays ready to go with parchment, started rolling the first disk between parchment, but subsequently removed the top parchment as a light dusting of flour stopped any chance of sticking. I kept rolling gently and placed my hands over the dough at the start to warm it a bit. I have to tell you, this recipe will be my total go-to for sugar cookies.
    Rolled, cut and baked beautifully. Maybe because I am really used to rolling cookies (I make 1000 gingerbread for gifts at Christmas) so I didn’t run into problems, and the consistency of the dough was FABulous. Taste-wise – to me they taste exactly as a sugar cookie should taste, which is somewhat short and not very sweet. Readers who are looking for a sweet sugar cookie should note that you either have to sprinkle them with regular or coloured sugar, or ice them. However, I would not use store-bought icing on them. Too Messy and impossible to transport if giving as a gift. Use royal icing.
    For novice bakers, one absolute rule in baking – NEVER add liquid, like water or milk to batter unless there is already milk or water in the recipe. Adding liquid to a short cookie like this makes them bake hard as a rock. Add more fat or possibly an extra egg if you find the batter too dry, but not liquid.
    Thanks for an excellent recipe.

    • Kelly Senyei replied: — March 5th, 2014 @ 7:53 pm

      Wow! Thanks so much for your thorough review, Nancy, and I’m thrilled you enjoyed the recipe!

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    Lexou — April 4, 2014 at 2:04 pm

    I just made these for my sister’s graduation party and I have to say that these cookies are awesome ! Slightly unferbaked to be soft but very delicious and holds well its shape so it’s easy to decorate them ! I really recommend this recipe !

    • Kelly Senyei replied: — April 4th, 2014 @ 3:01 pm

      Awesome! So glad you enjoyed the recipe :)

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