Cut-Out Sugar Cookies

Here's a basic sugar cookie recipe that is delicious enough to be eaten year-round, or you can roll it out and make shapes for any holiday.



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Yield: 36 two-inch cookies
Prep Time: 15 mins
Total Time: 1 hr 15 mins
Related Categories: Christmas, Cookies, Desserts, Sugar Cookies
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Ingredients
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    2 1/2  cups 
    all-purpose flour
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    1 1/2  teaspoons 
    baking powder
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    1/4  teaspoon 
    salt
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    1   cup 
    unsalted butter
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    3/4  cup 
    sugar
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    2   
    large egg yolks
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    1   teaspoon 
    vanilla extract

Directions
1.
Combine flour, baking powder and salt in a bowl; set aside. In mixer bowl, beat butter and sugar until fluffy, 3 minutes. Beat in yolks and vanilla. Add flour mixture and combine. Wrap dough in plastic wrap, chill 1 hour.
2.
Roll dough to 3/8 inch thick on a floured surface. Cut as desired. (Dough scraps can be re-rolled up to 2 times.) Bake at 350 degrees for 10 to 12 minutes. Cookies can be stored airtight for up to 5 days. Makes 36 two-inch cookies.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 100, Fat, total (g) 6, chol. (mg) 25, sat. fat (g) 4, carb. (g) 12, pro. (g) 1, sodium (mg) 49, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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