- 2 cups Basic Cookie Dough (recipe also in Recipe Finder)
- Colored sugar and frosting of your choice
- On a lightly floured surface, roll out dough to 1/4-in. thickness. Using 2-1/2-in. cookie cutters, cut out desired shapes. Place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Leave plain or sprinkle with colored sugar. Bake at 375° for 8-10 minutes or until the edges are golden brown. Remove to wire racks to cool. Frost plain cookies; sprinkle with colored sugar if desired. Yield: about 3 dozen.
Reviews forClassic Sugar Cookies
"To all those of you who said this isn't a recipe! Did you click on the words basic cookie recipe? It's right there!"
"I wouldn't make this again, because I couldn't make it now...there is no recipe...what the heck is "basic cookie dough" and where does one find it?"
"My family had so much fun making these tonight! Thanks for a wonderful Christmas memory!"
"https://www.tasteofhome.com/Recipes/Basic-cookie-DoughI made these and they turned out really great! BTW, how is this not a recipe? It has ingredients and directions. Many of the Nestle recipes with prepared dough are like this, so how is it not a recipe?"
"Just look up the basic cookie dough recipe."
"This "recipe" doesn't make sense! Its not even a recipe!"
"it is really fantastic."
"Not only tasty, but easy to shape. I'm printing this one out to keep in my recipe file!"