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Perfect Sugar Cookie

Perfect Sugar Cookie


Ingredients

2 cups/500 mL all purpose flour

1/2 tsp/2.5 mL baking powder

1/4 tsp/1.2 mL salt

1 cup/250 mL unsalted butter, softened

3/4 cup/180 mL granulated sugar

1 large egg

2 tsp/10 mL Watkins Pure Vanilla Extract

Icing:

1 cup/250 mL powdered sugar

1 tbsp/15 mL milk

1-1/2 tsp/7.5 mL Watkins Pure Vanilla Extract

Directions

Preheat oven to 375°F/190°C. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder and salt. Set aside. In a mixer, combine butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add egg and vanilla extract, mixing until combined. Add flour mixture 1/2 cup/125 mL at a time until combined.

Roll dough into circles. Place on prepared baking sheet. Bake for 8-10 minutes. Remove from oven and let cool on rack.

Icing: In a small bowl, whisk together powdered sugar, milk and vanilla extract until smooth. Using a spoon, smooth icing onto cookie. Add sprinkles, if desired. Ready to serve when set.

Makes 24 cookies.


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