Heirloom Sugar Cookies Recipe

Summary

CuisineCourse
MethodDish

Ingredients

 All purpose flour5 Cup (80 tbs)
 Baking powder1 Teaspoon
 Salt1 Teaspoon
 Butter1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Sugar2 1⁄4 Cup (36 tbs)
 Eggs2
 Vanilla2 Teaspoon
 Lemon extract1 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 5828 Calories from Fat 1753

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 200 g307%

Saturated Fat 120 g599.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 906.8 mg

Sodium 2526 mg105.3%

Total Carbohydrates 934 g311.3%

Dietary Fiber 16.9 g67.5%

Sugars 455.4 g

Protein 79 g158.5%

Vitamin A 122.2% Vitamin C

Calcium 57.6% Iron 176%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

1. Sift flour, baking powder and salt onto wax paper.
2. Beat butter or margarine and sugar until fluffy in large bowl with an electric mixer at high speed. Beat in eggs, one at a time, then vanilla and lemon extract until well blended.
3. Stir in flour mixture to make a stiff dough. Wrap in wax paper and chill 3 hours, or overnight.
4. Roll dough, a quarter at a time, on a lightly floured pastry cloth or board to a 1/4 inch thickness. Cut out with 3-inch: cookie cutters. Place on cookie sheets. Sprinkle with granulated sugar or colored decorating sugar or chopped nuts, if you wish. 5. Bake in moderate oven (375°) 10 minutes, or until lightly browned; remove with spatula to wire racks to cool completely. Store in metal tin with tight-fitting cover.
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