Favorite Sugar Cookie

If you’re looking for a cookie recipe that will hold the cutout shape, is delicious and doesn’t require the refrigeration time, then you will love this recipe.

Favorite Sugar Cookie


1 cup butter

1 cup granulated sugar

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1/2 teaspoon almond extract

1 egg

2 teaspoons baking powder

3 cups flour


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In mixing bowl, cream sugar and butter together. (3 minutes)
  3. Beat in extracts and egg.
  4. Add baking powder and flour a little at a time to wet ingredients. Dough will be very stiff. Do not refrigerate.
  5. Roll out in small batches at 1/4 inch thick.
  6. Bake at 350 degrees for 6-8 minutes. Let cool on cookie sheet for a bit before transferring to cooling rack.

Makes 3 dozen cookies.


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