Delicious cut out sugar cookies that can be enjoyed all year long. These cookies are a classic holiday treat that are delicious plain, and also festive to add sugar crystals or icing.
Cream sugar and butter with a mixer until light and fluffy.
Add egg and extracts and mix until well combined.
In a medium bowl sift the cream of tarter, baking soda, and flour together. Add dry ingredients into creamed mixture and mix until dough holds together in a ball.
Divide dough in half and cover with saran wrap. Cover and store in the refrigerator for a minimum of 2 to 3 hours
Preheat oven to 375º.
Roll dough out on surface lightly dusted with confectioner’s sugar and cut with cookie cutters. Place on an ungreased cookie sheet lined with parchment paper or a silicone baking mat.
Decorate with crystals or bake plain and add icing once cookies are cooled.
Bake for 7 to 8 minutes or until the cookies begin turning a light brown at the edges.
Cool for 5 minutes before placing on a baking rack.
Recipe from Seduction In The Kitchen
Note: Sugar alternative can be used in place of granulated sugar for a sugar free cookie.