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Icebox Sugar Cookies Recipe

Louise Worsham of Kalamazoo, Michigan has been making light, buttery and easily portable Icebox Sugar Cookies since she was a girl.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling Bake: 10 min. YIELD:48 servings


  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


  • 1. In a bowl, cream butter and sugar. Beat in eggs and vanilla. Combine flour, baking soda and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture. On a lightly floured surface, shape dough into three 10-in. long rolls. Tightly wrap each roll in waxed paper. Chill for 1 hour or until firm.
  • 2. Cut into 3/8-in. slices; place on greased baking sheets. Sprinkle with sugar. Bake at 375° for 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool on wire racks. Yield: about 8 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 each) equals 102 calories, 4 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 19 mg cholesterol, 92 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.