Feeds:
Posts
Comments

Posts Tagged ‘sandwich cookies’

Here is the sugar cookie recipe that we used to bake our new header in celebration of our second anniversary. It’s a very simple recipe, but we have a few twists at the end of this post that will turn this into a great Christmas baking addition.

Cookies made for VanFoodies' 2nd anniversary

Cookies made for VanFoodies' 2nd anniversary

Sugar Cookie Recipe

Ingredients for the sugar cookies

Ingredients for the sugar cookies

Ingredients

  • 5 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1-1/4 cups unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 2-1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 4 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • A pinch of salt

Pretty straightforward, right? It requires the basic baking ingredients that you probably all have in your pantry.

Preparation

  1. Mix flour, baking powder and salt in a large bowl
  2. In another large bowl, beat butter with sugar for around 2 minutes until creamy. Add eggs, one at a time, then beat in vanilla extract.

    Beat sugar, butter, eggs and vanilla extract together

    Beat sugar, butter, eggs and vanilla extract together

  3. With a wooden spoon, gradually stir in the flour mixture until evenly blended.

    Stir in flour mixture with a wooden spoon

    Stir in flour mixture with a wooden spoon

  4. If the dough is too sticky to form into a ball, stir in extra flour. Add 2 tablespoons at a time until dough is no longer sticky and you can roll it into a ball. It should take at most another 1/2 cup flour.

    Stop when the dough is not sticky and you can form it into a ball easily

    Stop when the dough is not sticky and you can form it into a ball easily

  5. Divide the dough into 4 and press them into a disc shape. (more…)

Read Full Post »

%d bloggers like this: