The Best Soft & Chewy Sugar Cookies
Recipe type: Dessert
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Serves: 24-28
 
Ingredients
  • 2 cups All-purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) salted butter (if your using unsalted, add ¼ tsp. salt to recipe)
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon light brown sugar, packed
  • 1 large egg
  • 1½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Sprinkles (optional)
Instructions
  1. Grease cookie sheets or line with parchment paper. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Whisk flour & baking powder together, set aside.
  3. Using an electric mixer, cream butter & sugars together. Add egg & vanilla & mix. Add dry ingredients & mix until just combined.
  4. Scoop into 1½" balls (approx. 1½ Tablespoons), drop onto cookie sheet about 2" apart. Using a drinking glass coated with sugar on the bottom, flatten cookies to ¾" thickness. Top with sprinkles.
  5. Bake at 375 degrees for 10-13 minutes or until the edges are just starting to turn golden brown.
Recipe by THE SEMISWEET SISTERS at https://www.thesemisweetsisters.com/2015/03/11/the-best-soft-chewy-sugar-cookies/