Sugar Cookies

Sugar cookies are a classic dessert that never goes out of style. These cookies are a favorite for many people, and for good reason: they are simple to make, require few ingredients, and can be customized to fit any occasion. Whether you are making them for a holiday celebration, a birthday party, or just because, these classic sugar cookies are sure to be a hit.

To start, preheat your oven to 350°F. In a medium bowl, combine 2 ½ cups of flour, 1 teaspoons of baking powder, 1 teaspoons of baking soda, and ½ teaspoon of salt. Mix these ingredients together until they are well combined and then set them aside.

Next, in a large bowl, cream 1 ¼ cups of unsalted butter and 2 cups of granulated sugar until the mixture is light and fluffy. Add 2 eggs, one at a time, mixing until each egg is incorporated. Then, add 2 ½ teaspoons of vanilla extract and mix well.

Sugar Cookies

CHILL Time: 1 hour
SERVINGS: 3 dozen


2 ½ cups flour

1 teaspoon baking powder

1 teaspoon baking soda

½ teaspoon salt

1 ¼ cups unsalted butter, softened

2 cups granulated sugar

2 eggs

2 ½ teaspoons vanilla extract

Extra granulated sugar for decoration


  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • In a medium bowl combine flour, baking soda, and salt. Mix ingredients together until well combined, set aside.
  • In a large bowl cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs one at a time, mixing until incorporated, add the vanilla, mix well.
  • Gradually mix in the dry ingredients and stir until combined. Cover and chill batter for 1 hour.
  • Using a teaspoon scoop out a small amount of dough and roll in the palm of your hand into a ball, then roll in the extra sugar, and place on cookie sheet to bake.
  • Bake for approximately 10 minutes, pulling cookies out when they are slightly golden brown around the edges, cool and enjoy.

Gradually mix in the dry ingredients that you set aside earlier, stirring until everything is combined. Once the dough is mixed, cover it and chill it for 1 hour.

After the dough has chilled, it’s time to start forming the cookies. Using a teaspoon, scoop out a small amount of dough and roll it in the palm of your hand to form a ball. Then, roll the ball in extra granulated sugar to give it a little extra sweetness and decoration. Place the ball on a cookie sheet and repeat this process until you have used up all of your dough.

Bake the cookies for approximately 10 minutes, or until they are slightly golden brown around the edges. Once they’re done, pull them out of the oven and let them cool before enjoying.

Classic sugar cookies are a versatile treat that can be enjoyed on their own or dressed up with frosting, sprinkles, or other toppings. They’re perfect for any occasion and are sure to be a hit with everyone who tries them. Plus, since they’re so easy to make, you can whip up a batch whenever the craving strikes. Give this recipe a try and see for yourself how delicious these cookies can be!