Sugar Cookies, just the thought of them makes me giddy and reminds me of the holidays because that’s the only time I used to have them when I was growing up. My Mom wasn’t a cookie maker, well truth be told she’s still not. Sorry, Mom, although she knows it and leaves the cookie baking to me.
These are my absolute favorite cookie and there are a couple different ways you can make the Easy Sugar Cookies, with or without frosting. Let’s be honest, who doesn’t love frosting on their cookies? Well, here’s where you are going to fall in love with a cookie without. Yep, promise, this is the perfect sugar Cookie recipe.
How to Make Easy Sugar Cookies
Ingredients You Need
- 2 1/3 Cups Flour
- 1/2 Teaspoons Baking Powder
- 1/2 Teaspoon Baking Soda
- 1/2 Teaspoons Cream of Tartar
- 1/2 Teaspoon Salt
- 1/2 Cup Butter, room temperature
- 1/2 Cup Vegetable Oil
- 1/2 Cup Sugar
- 1/2 CupPowdered Sugar
- 1 Egg
- 1 Teaspoon Rodelle Vanilla
Step 1 – Preheat oven to 375 Degrees
Step 2 – In a mixing bowl combine the dry ingredients: flour, baking soda, baking powder, cream of tartar, and salt.
Step 3 – In a second bowl cream together the butter, vegetable oil, sugar and powdered sugar with an electric mixer until well blended.
Step 4 – Mix in the Egg and Vanilla
Step 5 – With the mixer on low, add the dry ingredients until they are well combined.
Step 6 – Scoop the dough by tablespoons and shape into balls, place them on a greased cookie sheet and flatten slightly
Step 7 – Add sprinkles on top and bake for 10 minutes.
One of my BFF’s and I love the Amish, one of my favorite times with her is when we went to Amish Country shopping and exploring. These sugar cookies remind me of the dozen that I picked up on our trip and that my friends is why I LOVE these cookies so much!
crazy slightly obsessed with all things Amish. I swear I want to be Amish until I realized that I probably wouldn’t have a blog, a phone or any those wonderful things I love. BUT, I would get to bake, cook and clean all the time. Wait, that’s what I do now.
Anyway, these little Easy Sugar Cookies are the best sugar cookies and if you insist on having a Sugar Cookie with frosting just add it to the top of these little guys. I’m sure that would be delicious too!
Enjoy the recipe and if you would like more delicious cookie recipes check out our Pinterest Boards for some inspiration!