Grandma Alice's Best Ever Sugar Cookies

Sunday, December 6, 2009

Grandma Alice's Best Ever Sugar Cookies

Kim Bramlett submitted this sugar cookie recipe, which was passed down to her from her grandmother and aunt.

2 cups butter

1 cup granulated sugar

2 eggs

1 cup powder sugar

1 tsp. vanilla

Cream butter and sugars. Add vanilla and eggs. Sift dry ingredients together and add mix with above ingredients.

1 tsp. baking soda

4 cups flour

1 tsp. cream of tarter

1/4 tsp. salt

Refrigerate for approximately one hour. Roll 1/2 to 3/4 inch thickness. Cut with cookie cutters. Bake at 350 degrees for 10 minutes.

Aunt Betty's Royal Icing

Large bag of powdered sugar

1 tsp. white vanilla

1 tsp. almond flavoring

4 squirts of white karo syrup

Enough milk to make gravy like consistency

One could add food coloring. This icing dries hard for stacking.

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