Soft Sugar Cookies III

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Soft Sugar Cookies III
Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
35 mins
Total Time:
Recipe by Administrator
Published on April 28, 2023


  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 egg
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets.
  2. In a medium bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until smooth. Beat in the vanilla and egg. Combine the flour, baking powder and salt; stir into the creamed mixture. Roll rounded teaspoonfuls of dough into balls, and place 2 inches apart on cookie sheets. Flatten slightly.
  3. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes in the preheated oven. Allow cookies to cool on baking sheet for 5 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.

Interesting Facts

  • Soft sugar cookies are a classic American treat.
  • These cookies can be decorated with icing or sprinkles for a festive touch.
  • This recipe yields about 3 dozen cookies.