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Old-Fashioned Sugar Cookies | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen

Old-Fashioned Sugar Cookies

These simple sugar cookies are big on flavor, but low on work! Just roll in sugar and bake - no rolling out cookie dough, no frosting or decorating the cookies. Scrumptious in flavor, but quick and easy.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Cookies, Brownies and Bars
Cuisine American
Servings 48
Calories 159 kcal


  • 4 sticks unsalted butter softened, (one-pound)
  • 2 1/2 cups sugar
  • 5 cups UNBLEACHED all-purpose flour bleached flour toughens baked goods
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tsp. baking soda
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • granulated sugar to roll cookie dough into


  • Preheat oven to 350°.
  • Cream sugar, butter, eggs, vanilla, baking powder, baking soda, and salt with an electric mixer until smooth and creamy.
  • Stir in flour with a wooden spoon until very well combined.
  • Roll dough into large golf-ball sized balls and roll in sugar.
  • Place on greased cookie sheets about 3 inches apart and bake at 350° for 15-20 minutes or until cookies are done.


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Calories: 159kcalCarbohydrates: 21gProtein: 2gFat: 8gSaturated Fat: 5gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.3gMonounsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 29mgSodium: 119mgPotassium: 40mgSugar: 12gVitamin A: 250IUCalcium: 30mgIron: 0.2mg
Keyword cookie, dessert
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