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sugar cookies with frosting recipe

Sugar Cookies with Frosting Recipe

Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 12 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 12

Equipment

  • Spoon
  • Measuring equipment
  • 2 Medium bowls
  • Baking sheet
  • Baking paper
  • Oven mitt
  • Whisk or blender

Ingredients
  

Sugar Cookies

  • cup wheat flour
  • stick butter
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ¼ tsp almond extract (optional)
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp salt

Icing

  • cup salted butter (softened)
  • 1⅓ cup powdered sugar
  • 1-2 tbsp milk
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 drop almond extract (optional)

Instructions
 

Sugar Cookies

  • Preheat oven to 350.
  • In a small skillet, cook the butter at medium heat.
  • When the butter is brown, remove pan and place in into one bowl.
  • Mix all dry ingredients together in a separate bowl.
  • Stir butter to make it cool faster.
  • Once butter temperature has dropped, add vanilla extract and stir together.
  • Crack in bowl and beat egg into ingredients.
  • Both sift and stir the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients until a cohesive dough is formed.
  • Put baking paper on baking sheet.
  • Once the dough is formed, make 1-inch balls.
  • Roll cookie dough balls in 1/4 cup of granulated sugar.
  • Bake cookies for ten minutes on the bottom rack, then bring them to the top rack for the last two minutes.
  • Best served warm.

Icing

  • Place softened butter in a bowl.
  • Add milk to butter, then consolidate ingredients with a whisk or a blender.
  • Slowly add powdered sugar while stirring the sugar into the butter mixture.
  • Stir in vanilla extract and almond extract.
  • Using a knife, apply frosting to cookies.
Keyword cookies, dessert, family, vegetarian