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Easy Simple Sugar Cookies

Easy Simple Sugar Cookies

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes


  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 1/4 cups sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder


  1. In a large bowl cream together butter and sugar until fluffy. Then beat in eggs and vanilla.
  2. In a medium bowl whisk together flour, salt and baking powder. Add to the creamed mixture and combine with a wooden spoon.
  3. Move to a lightly floured flat surface and shape into a ball. Wrap in plastic wrap ad refrigerate for 20 minutes.
  4. Remove from fridge and on a lightly floured surface roll dough (1/3 at a time to make it easier) out to 1/8 inch or a little thicker and cut with floured cookie cutters. Place on parchment paper lined baking sheets and bake in 350° pre-heated oven for approximately 10 minutes or until lightly browned. Let cool on wire racks.