Old Fashioned Soft Sugar Cookies Recipe
Recipe type: Dessert
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  • ¼ cup butter, softened
  • ¼ cup & 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1¾ cups & 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2½ teaspoons baking powder
  • Frosting:
  • 1½ cups powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • sprinkles for decorating (optional)
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease cookie sheet or line with a non-stick baking mat.
  2. In a large bowl, stir butter and sugar together. Mix in the eggs one at a time, then stir in vanilla, milk and oil. Stir in the flour and baking powder.
  3. Roll dough into 1 inch balls. Place on cookie sheet, using the bottom of a glass or a fork flatten out the cookies to about ¼" thickness.
  4. Bake for 9-12 minutes or until the bottoms of the cookies are golden brown.
  5. To make the frosting, cream together the powdered sugar, butter, and vanilla . Beat in milk until frosting is smooth & creamy. Frost cookies when cool. Decorate with sprinkles (optional).
Recipe by THE SEMISWEET SISTERS at https://www.thesemisweetsisters.com/2014/06/11/old-fashioned-soft-sugar-cookies-recipe/