Easy Christmas Sugar Cookies
These sugar cookies are great for when you need a Christmas cookie recipe that is quick and easy. They hold their shape perfectly and are delicious to boot!
Serves: 50
  • 1 cup (250 g) unsalted butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • 3 cups of plain flour
  • 1 ½ teaspoons of baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon of salt
  1. Combine dry ingredients and set aside.
  2. Cream butter and sugar in mixer until it is light and fluffy.
  3. Add egg and vanilla extract and mix well.
  4. Slowly add dry ingredients to butter and sugar mixture (change attachments to dough hooks if necessary).
  5. Shape the dough into a ball, cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
  6. Preheat oven to 180 °C (350 °F).
  7. Remove dough from fridge and roll to desired thickness (mine were just under 1 cm thick – bit more than ¼ inch).
  8. Cut into shapes and then bake on baking paper for 7 to 10 minutes (they should just have a slight brown tinge around edges).
  9. Remove from oven and cool on tray.
Recipe by The Links Site at https://thelinkssite.com/easy-christmas-sugar-cookies/