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Baby Shower Sugar Cookies

 Baby Shower Sugar Cookies
To celebrate the pitter-patter of tiny feet (or any occasion), crisp buttery sugar cookies like these are a hit, hands down! They cut wonderfully into delicate shapes and look festive decorated with pink and blue sugar. -Joyce Leach, Armstrong, Iowa
30 ServingsPrep: 20 min. + chilling Bake: 10 min./batch


  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Almond Extract
  • 2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • Pink and blue colored sugar


  • In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar. Add egg; beat well. Beat in
  • extracts. Combine the flour, baking soda and cream of tartar;
  • gradually add to the creamed mixture. Cover and refrigerate for 2
  • hours or until easy to handle.
  • On a lightly floured surface, roll out to 1/8-in. thickness. Cut into
  • small hands and feet or desired shapes. Place on greased baking
  • sheets. Sprinkle with colored sugar. Bake at 375° for 6-8
  • minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to
  • cool. Yield: about 5 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (2 each) equals 134 calories, 6 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 23 mg cholesterol, 106 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.