who has the ultimate sugar cookie recipe ever?

Question by misspookett: who has the ultimate sugar cookie recipe ever?
what is it? a need a new recipe for sugar cookies one i can make little bunnies out of and frost and decorate them for easter.

Best answer:

Answer by Emilie W
This is a great recipe for roll out cookies.

Thick Sugar Cookies
2 cups margarine or butter
2 1/4 cups sugar
3 eggs
1 1/2 tsp. vanilla
6 cups flour
3/4 tsp. salt
4 Tbsp. milk

Divide dough in half (or sixths). Chill 1 hour. Roll out half of dough 1/8 to 1/4 inch thick. Use greased cookie sheet. Bake at 375 degrees for 12 minutes.
These can be frosted. Makes about 5-6 dozen standard-sized cut-out cookies.

Buttercream Frosting for the sugar cookies
1 1/4 cup Crisco shortening (only use Crisco)
2 lbs. powdered sugar
1 tsp salt
1/2 cup water
2 Tbsp Karo light corn syrup
1 tsp butter flavoring
1 tsp vanilla

Beat 5 to 10 minutes with a power mixer until very smooth. Water down a small amount for a crumb coat if frosting a cake. After 20 minutes (when set), frost with remainder of frosting. When set, use paper towel or typing paper to set desired surface texture. This is fluffy enough to frost easily, yet stiff enough for keeping its shape for decorating.

I have a great drop sugar cookie recipe also. Let me know if you want it.
Happy baking! ~-~

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  1. ♫rockin in the kitchen says:

    2 cups flour
    1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
    1/4 teaspoon salt
    6 tablespoons unsalted butter
    1/3 cup vegetable shortening
    3/4 cup sugar
    1 egg
    1 tablespoon whole milk
    1 1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract

    Preheat oven to 350°. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.
    Stir together flour, baking powder and salt. In a large mixer bowl beat butter until butter is softened.

    Add sugar and beat until fluffy add egg milk and vanilla and beat well. Add flour mixture and beat until well mixed. Divide dough in half. Cover and chill at least 3 hours or until easy to handle. Roll dough 1/8 inch thick. Cut with your favorite cookie cutters. Place on cookie sheet and 7 to 8 minutes. Remove from oven. Cool on pan 5 minutes. Remove to cooling racks and let cool completely before frosting, if desired.

    Makes 36 to 48 cookies.

    Creamy Icing
    In a small bowl beat 1 egg white, 2 teaspoons lemon juice or vanilla. and enough powdered sugar [1 1/2 2 cups] to make icing of piping consistency. Spread icing on cookies, let dry. If desired, add a drop or two of food coloring, spoon into a zipper style plastic bag, forcing the icing to the corner. Make a small hole in the corner and use to pipe decorations onto cookies.

  2. MizzUniqueAshley569 says:

    Gingerbread Easter Bunny Cookie Recipe


    * 1/4 cup (c) margarine
    * 1/2 c brown sugar
    * 1/2 c dark molasses
    * 3 1/2 c flour
    * 1 teaspoon (ts) baking soda
    * 1/4 ts cloves
    * 1/2 ts cinnamon
    * 1 ts ginger
    * 1/2 ts salt
    * 1/4 c water


    * The first step begins with the preheating of oven to a temperature of nearly 350 ° F
    * Take the margarine and sugar in a bowl and blend them nicely till it turns creamy and then beat in the molasses.
    * Sift together flour, baking soda, powdered cloves, powdered cinnamon, and powdered ginger.
    * Pour these dry ingredients to the mixture of margarine and then put water into it so as to prepare the dough. Knead it until it is soft.
    * The next step consists of rolling the dough directly on the cookie sheet.
    * With the help of cookie cutter, cut the cookies in the shape of bunny rabbits.
    * Then bake the cookies for about 8 minutes and your Gingerbread Easter bunny cookies recipe is ready to serve.

    Sugar cookie frosting


    * 4 cups confectioners’ sugar
    * 1/2 cup shortening
    * 5 tablespoons milk
    * 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    * food coloring (optional)


    1. In a large bowl, cream together the confectioners’ sugar and shortening until smooth. Gradually mix in the milk and vanilla with an electric mixer until smooth and stiff, about 5 minutes. Color with food coloring if desired.

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