Classic Scratch Sugar Cookies

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  • 60|min prep time
  • 3|hr|0|min total time
  • 12 ingredients
  • 60 servings

Cookies

1 1/2
cups powdered sugar
1
cup butter or margarine, softened
1
teaspoon vanilla
1/2
teaspoon almond extract
1
egg
2 1/2
cups all-purpose flour
1
teaspoon baking soda
1
teaspoon cream of tartar

White Glaze

2
cups powdered sugar
2
tablespoons milk
1/4
teaspoon almond extract

Sprinkles

Red edible glitter or red sugar

Directions

  1. 1 In large bowl, beat 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar and the butter with electric mixer on medium speed, or mix with spoon. Stir in vanilla, 1/2 teaspoon almond extract and the egg. Stir in flour, baking soda and cream of tartar. Cover and refrigerate about 2 hours or until firm.
  2. 2 Heat oven to 375°F. On lightly floured cloth-covered surface, roll half of dough at a time 1/8 inch thick. Cut into desired shapes. On ungreased cookie sheets, place 2 inches apart.
  3. 3 Bake 7 to 8 minutes or until light brown. Remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack. Cool completely.
  4. 4 Mix glaze ingredients until smooth and desired spreading consistency, adding a few extra drops milk if needed. Spread glaze over cookies. Sprinkle with sugars.

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