Saturday, April 9, 2011

Sugar Cookies!

Hey everyone-Happy Seasonal Sunday! Today I'm sharing a sugar cookie recipe that is very good, and even better sprinkled with sugar or decorations.
Update: Ma stopped by and thought these were very tasty!
I'll give you my notes first this time:
  1. A half batch would make approx 32-36 chick size cookies.
  2. This is not an overly sweet dough, which makes it nice with sprinkling of sanding sugar.
  3. These cookies puff up a lot, the simpler the cutter, the better.
  4. I rolled the dough out on parchment with wax paper on top before chilling it. Then used the cutters and removed the excess dough. Then I chilled the dough in the freezer and moved each cookie to give it a little more space.
Kathleen, notice my bunny? It's the pancake mold! I used it as a cookie cutter. I figured if I was only going to have one cookie... I wanted A COOKIE:@)
Hope you love them if you try them!
Sugar Cookies
1/2 C butter
1/2 C shortening
2 C sugar
3 eggs
1/2 tsp salt
2 tsp vanilla
1 tsp baking soda
4 1/2 C a/p flour
  1. Cream butter, shortening, sugar, eggs, salt, vanilla and baking soda.
  2. Add flour gradually. You may have to add the last of it with a heavy spoon.
  3. Make 4 discs, wrap in plastic and refrigerate for at least 2 hours.
  4. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  5. Roll out dough on lightly floured surface to about 1/4". Cut into shapes and place on cookie sheet.
  6. Bake 12 to 15 minutes. Do not brown. Remove with spatula and cool on rack.
  7. You can use sugar/sprinkles before baking or ice them when cooled.


  1. I wuv dat bunny wabbit!

  2. Lynn these were always my Grandkids favorite at Christmas time..I can still see them in my minds eye making them and destroying at kitchen at the same time ha ha!! Hope you have a GREAT weekend my friend..Hugs and smiles Gloria

  3. Lynn..
    I announced last week that you were a winner in my cookbook giveaway. I have not heard from you. If you are still interested in receiving the cookbook, please email me with your mailing information.

  4. Hi Lynn! Oh, what cute cookies! I love me some cookies! I'll take two little chicks, please! :)
    Be a sweetie,
    Shelia :)

  5. Wow...I like this recipe..may I try it and post it on my blog linkimg to ypurs??? have a wonderful Sunday, I'm going to sleep..hugs, Flavia

  6. Yum, cookies. I love cookies.

  7. Oh yum! Love sugar cookies (or - um - any cookies!)

  8. Yummy, Yummy Lynn! LOVE SUGAR COOKIES!!! BUT WHAT! NO Piggy???
    Hugs to you,

  9. Those are so cute, Lynn. I love the chicks. DARLING. But I'm with Donna... where are the piggies? They need to make piggies with bunny ears! ;-)


    Sheila :-)

  10. Cute cookies! Did Earl hide your pig cookie cutter? :)

  11. What a great idea and that rabbit is so perfect for the upcoming holiday! So festive!!

  12. Ha ha! Love the giant bunny cookie, my style, too. Always looking for good sugar cookie recipes. Thanks.


  13. Wonderful cookies. Love the little chicks and what a great use for the bunny! It's great having you be a part of Seasonal Sundays.

    - The Tablescaper

  14. Happy Seasonal Sunday! L, I can't keep up with all your posts! You are the energizer bunny!
    Now show me some pancakes!
    Your cookies look delicious!

  15. Oh my goodness! These take me straight back to my childhood! So delicious!

  16. OMG! What a lovely post! So cute :)
    Have a nice week ahead :)


  17. Those cookies look so good and "Eastery" I think they must be my grandmother's old recipe. Thanks for sharing.

  18. They look good, I love sugar cookies and I like that your recipe is less sugar! I'll have to try!


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