Penny2017-11-26T14:43:14+00:00 Total Recipe Views: 3,318 Sugar Cookies By Penny Christmas, Home Baking American August 16, 2017 A traditional US biscuit . Go to town on the decorating . Perfect for Christmas Prep: 1 hr 45 mins Cook: 15 mins Yields: 30-36 cookies Ingredients 390g plain flour 0.5tspn salt 1 tspn baking soda 227g butter at room temperature 200g white sugar 2 eggs 2 tspns vanilla extract ROYAL ICING : 2 egg whites 2 tspns fresh lemon juice 330g icing sugar Directions 1In a separate bowl whisk together the flour, salt, and baking soda. 2In another bowl cream the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. 3Add the eggs and vanilla extract and beat until combined. 4Add the flour mixture and beat until you have a smooth dough. 5Halve the dough and wrap each half in cling 6Put in the fridge for about an hour 7Heat oven to 180c 8Line two baking sheets with greaseproof paper. 9Take out one half of the dough from 10and roll out the dough on a floured surface to a thickness of 1/4 inch (1 cm) 11 Cut out shapes using a lightly floured cutter and put the cookies onto the baking sheet. 12Now put the trays in the fridge for about 15 minutes to help stop the cookies from spreading and losing their shape while baking. 13Bake for about 8-10 minutes until the edges are just starting to brown. 14Remove from oven and let cookies cool on baking sheet for a few minutes then transfer to a rack to finish cooling. 15In the grease free bowl whisk the egg whites with the lemon juice. 16Add the sifted icing sugar and whisk on lower speed until smooth. 17Split into smaller bowls and add food colouring, if liked. 18Decorate your cookiesIn an airtight container these will keep for about a week close full screen 00:00 9 Reviews Feed your family for about £20 a week. August 17, 2017 I’ll get Chris onto it . P Diane Stanley August 17, 2017 I tried to register for the website. Never received the e-mail to log on and confirm registration. Francesca Clay August 17, 2017 Would be good any time of year I love sugar cookies Tracey Clay August 17, 2017 Charlotte Clay Francesca Clay would be good for Crimbo Louise Parker August 16, 2017 Hahaha I did wander! X Feed your family for about £20 a week. August 16, 2017 Arggghhh !! Bloody slider I’ll alter it . P Louise Parker August 16, 2017 16 hours for prep? Louise Hawley August 16, 2017 Like these will get the girls to make some Claire Thompson August 16, 2017 Louise Hawley Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.