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Sugar Cookie Dough

When it comes to a classic sugar cookie, the possibilities are endless.

Serves 30
Ready in 30 mins
Prep time 20 mins
Cooking time 10 mins
73 calories per serving


> 1/2 cup unsalted butter (1 stick), softened
> 2/3 cup granulated sugar
> 1 large egg
> 1/4 tsp vanilla extract
> 1 2/3 cups flour
> 3/4 tsp baking powder


Cream together butter and sugar until smooth. Beat in egg and vanilla. Sift together flour and baking powder and add to creamed mixture. Roll dough into a log on plastic wrap. Wrap and refrigerate at least one hour. Preheat oven to 350ºF. Slice roll into 1/4–1/2 inch discs and place 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheets. Bake 7–10 minutes, remove from oven and cool completely before removing from cookie sheets.

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