“I never thought I could make a better sugar cookie that the ones that came out of the Pillsbury Dough Boy's tube. I was so wrong! I found this recipe in my Taste of Home Best of Country Cookies book. Only butter for this recipe, no substitutes.”
7 dozen

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar.
  2. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  3. Beat in vanilla.
  4. Combine remaining ingredients in a separate bowl; whisk to combine.
  5. Gradually add dry ingredients to creamed mixture.
  6. Divide dough in half, flatten into disks and wrap in plastic wrap.
  7. Refrigerate 30 minutes, or until easy to work with.
  8. On a lightly floured surface roll dough out to 1/4 inch thickness.
  9. Cut with desired cookie cutters that have been dipped in flour.
  10. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet.
  11. Bake at 350°F for 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned.
  12. Frosting:.
  13. Combine all frosting ingredients in a mixing bowl.
  14. Beat until smooth and fluffy.
  15. Decorate cookies as desired.

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