Buttery Sugar Cookies
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Recipe type: Cookies, Cookies & Bars, Desserts
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 tsp almond extract
  • 3 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  1. In a large bowl, combine butter with sugar, eggs, vanilla and almond extract. Beat using an electric mixer on high speed until light and fluffy.
  2. In another bowl, combine the flour with baking powder, baking soda and salt. Gradually stir into the butter mixture until well blended.
  3. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and chill for 2 hours.
  4. Set oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.
  5. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper (do not grease cookie sheets; use parchment paper only).
  6. On a very lightly floured surface, roll out the dough into about 1/4-inch thickness.
  7. Cut into desired shapes using cookie cutters.
  8. Place cookies 2-inches apart on cookie sheet.
  9. Bake 4-6 minutes.
  10. Remove cookies to wire racks to cool completely before
  11. icing
Recipe by Bakerette at http://bakerette.com/buttery-sugar-cookies/