Classic Crisp Sugar Cookies
Bring back fond memories of baking with mom by whipping up a batch of these classic treats. Simple, yet satisfying, they're a surefire way to create your own memorable baking moments.
72 ServingsPrep: 20 min.+ chilling Bake: 10 min./batch + cooling
- 1-1/2 cups Domino® or C&H® Pure Cane Granulated Sugar
- 1/2 cup butter, softened
- 1/2 cup shortening
- 2 eggs
- 3 tablespoons sour cream
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 3 cups King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- Domino® or C&H® Pure Cane Powdered Sugar
- Additional Domino® or C&H® Pure Cane Granulated Sugar
- In a large bowl, cream sugar, butter and shortening until light and
- fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time. Beat in sour cream and vanilla.
- Combine flour, baking soda and salt; gradually add to creamed
- mixture and mix well. Cover and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes
- or until the dough is easy to handle.
- On a powdered sugar-covered surface, roll out dough to 1/8 in.
- thickness. Cut with floured 2-1/2-in. cookie cutters. Place 1 in.
- apart on ungreased baking sheets. Sprinkle with granulated sugar.
- Bake at 350° for 7-8 minutes or until edges are lightly browned.
- Remove to wire racks to cool. Yield: 6 dozen.