Cut-out Sugar Cookies
Sugar cookies are a staple of the holidays. Enjoy making this timeless classic with friends and family this holiday season!
cups salted butter
cups granulated sugar
cups all-purpose flour
tsp baking powder
cups heavy whipping cream
In a stand mixer, cream butter and sugar until fluffy.
Add vanilla and eggs one at a time until incorporated.
In a medium bowl, sift together 3 3/4 cups flour and baking powder.
Slowly add flour mixture to the creamed mixture, alternating with heavy whipping cream until completely mixed together.
Form dough into a disk and wrap with plastic wrap.
Chill for 2 to 3 hours.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper.
Lightly flour surface with remaining 1/4 cup flour.
Roll out dough to 1/4 inch thick.
Use cookie cutters to cut into shapes.
Place cookies on baking sheets 1 inch apart.
Bake for 10-12 minutes until bottoms are light brown, and the tops and edges are no longer shiny.
Remove from baking sheet and cool on wire racks.
Decorate with your favorite icing or frosting and enjoy – or share!