Sugar Cookies

Ingredients

4 cups sifted all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking powder
2 cups sugar
2 large eggs
2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract or fresh lemon juice
2 lemons, zest of

Preparation

1
In a large bowl, sift together flour, salt, and baking powder.
2
Set aside.
3
Use an electric mixer to cream the butter, and sugar until fluffy.
4
Beat in eggs.
5
Add flour mixture, and mix on low speed until thoroughly combined.
6
Stir in vanilla or lemon juice and zest.
7
Wrap dough in plastic; chill for about 30 minutes.
8
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
9
On a floured surface, roll dough to 1/4 inch thick.
10
Cut into desired shapes.
11
Transfer to ungreased baking sheets; refrigerate until firm, 15 minutes.
12
Bake until edges just start to brown, 8-10 minutes .
13
Cool on wire racks; decorate as desired.

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Yield:

16.0 servings

Added:

Friday, December 4, 2009 - 12:13pm

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