Mom's Sugar Cookies


⭐️CREATE: Ingredients & Instructions

➡️Ingredients:

Cookies

-1 cup sugar

-1 cup butter or butter alternative (I use Earth Balance, non-soy)

-3 Tbsp milk (I use protein nut milk)

-1 tsp vanilla

-1 egg

-3 cups flour

-1.5 tsp baking powder

-1/2 tsp salt

Frosting

-2/3 cup butter or butter alternative

-4 cups powdered sugar

-1 tsp vanilla

-1/2 tsp almond extract

-2-3 Tbsp milk (I use protein nut milk)

➡️Instructions:

Cookies:

-Combine first four ingredients in a large bowl & mix

-Stir in remaining ingredients

-Chill dough in fridge for ~ 1 hr+

-Heat oven to 400 degrees

-Cover counter with flour

-Roll out 1/3 of the dough at a time & cut with floured cookie cutters

-Place 1 inch apart on cookie sheet

-Bake 5-8 minutes

-Remove immediately from sheet to cool

Frosting:

-Combine all ingredients & whip

-Can divide into containers and add food coloring for fun

Frost cookies after they have cooled.