Sugar Cookies


What You Will Need:


1.5 cups butter, softened

2 cups white sugar

4 eggs

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

5 cups all-purpose flour

2 teaspoons baking powder

1 teaspoon salt



1 pound powdered sugar

5 tablespoons meringue powder or 1/4 cup pasteurized egg whites

2 tablespoons water

food colouring (optional)


What To Do:


  1. In a large bowl, cream together butter and sugar until smooth.
  2. Beat in eggs and vanilla.
  3. Stir in the flour, baking powder, and salt. Cover, and chill dough for at least one hour (or overnight).
  4. Preheat oven to 200 degrees Celsius
  5. Roll out dough on floured surface 1/4 to 1/2 inch thick.
  6. Cut into shapes with any cookie cutter.
  7. Place cookies 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheets.
  8. Bake 6 to 8 minutes in preheated oven. Cool completely.



  1. Combine powdered sugar and meringue powder or egg whites in a mixing bowl and beat on low speed.
  2. Add water drop by drop. (Do not let the mixture get runny)
  3. Beat until the mixture holds a trail on the surface for five seconds when you raise the mixer from the bowl.
  4. If you like, you can tint the icing with a few drops of food colouring.

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