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The Best Sugar Cookie Cut-Outs W/ Icing

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“This recipe makes about a MILLION of the best sugar cookies I've ever had! I'm not sure exactly how many...6 dozen was a guess...maybe more! The icing dries to be nice and firm. Perfect for stacking.”
6 dozen

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a very large mixing bowl, beat the eggs.
  2. Add butter, sugar, evaporated milk and mix well.
  3. Add a tiny amount of water to the baking soda (just enough to stir) and add to the bowl.
  4. Sift flour and baking powder together; blend gradually into cookie mixture.
  5. Chill until easily handled.
  6. Grease and flour cookie sheets.
  7. Roll dough to 1/4-inch thickness and cut into desired shapes.
  8. Bake at 375° for 10-12 minutes.
  9. Remove to wire racks to cool.
  10. Ice cooled cookies Icing: Sift powdered sugar into a bowl.
  11. Add evaporated milk and vanilla, mix well.
  12. Add food color if desired.

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