Melt in Your Mouth Sugar Cookies

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  • This recipe for melt in your mouth sugar cookies really is the best! They are so simple and easy to make, but these frosted sugar cookies will leave you wanting more! They’re perfect for all of your Christmas cookie exchanges and make the perfect festive treat.Bakery style melt in your mouth iced sugar cookies

    My friend Jamey emailed me the other day about Blue Chip Cookies, asking if I had them when we lived in KC. Of course I did! The irresistible melt-in-your-mouth sugar cookies are slathered with icing, and were all too convenient to some of my favorite lunch spots! I had to try to forget they were there every time I went shopping.

    Jamey’s not-so-subtle reminder had me wondering why I had never attempted to recreate them before. Unfortunately, I couldn’t taste test these side by side, but after 3 attempts, I achieved melt in your mouth sugar cookies. Are you ready for this?

    To Make These Melt In Your Mouth Sugar Cookies, You Will Need:

    You just need a handful of pantry staple ingredients to make these yummy cookies!

    • Butter, vegetable oil, sugar
    • Powdered sugar: Also called confectioners’ sugar
    • Vanilla extract: Pure is preferable over imitation.
    • Eggs: Free run / organic if you can
    • Flour, salt, cream of tartar, baking soda

    How to Make Melt In Your Mouth Sugar Cookies

    1. Combine butter, oil, sugars & vanilla until smooth. Blend in eggs.
    2. Add flour, salt, cream of tarter & baking soda until blended in.
    3. Refrigerate dough 1+ hours.
    4. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
    5. Roll dough into large golf ball sized balls. {6/cookie sheet}
    6. Bake 8-9 minutes watching carefully as to not over bake.
    7. Allow to cool on cookie sheet & thoroughly before icing.

    Bakery style melt in your mouth iced sugar cookies The Best Frosted Sugar Cookie Recipe!

    These sugar cookies are really delicious by themselves, but when topped with my sugar cookie buttercream frosting they are divine! The buttercream only takes 5 minutes to make and it turns them into the most tasty sweet treat you could want! Get the melt in your mouth buttercream icing recipe here!

    These Sugar Cookies Are Perfect For Christmas

    For me, it really isn’t Christmas until I have a sugar cookie! They are a classic sweet treat over the festive period and I always have a batch on hand to feed to friends and family. To make these cookies really fun and festive, once I have frosted them, I like to pop some sprinkles on top for a pop of color. 

    A Perfect and Simple Sugar Cookie Recipe

    I love how quick and easy it is to make a batch of these sugar cookies! After being baked, the unfrosted cookies will last up to a week in an airtight container in the fridge. These are great for kids to decorate too, I’m sure they’ll have fun adding the sprinkles!

    Bakery style melt in your mouth iced sugar cookies

    Top Tips To Make These Melt In Your Mouth Sugar Cookies

    • Refrigerate the cookie dough for at least an hour before baking.
    • Bake the cookies in a pre-heated oven for the best results.
    • The cookies only take about 8 to 9 minutes to bake, so be sure to keep your eye on them so they don’t over bake.
    • Let the cookies completely cool before icing them.

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    Bakery style melt in your mouth iced sugar cookies

    Melt in Your Mouth Sugar Cookies

    This recipe for melt in your mouth sugar cookies really is the best! They are so simple and easy to make, but these frosted sugar cookies will leave you wanting more!
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    Course: Dessert, Snack
    Cuisine: American
    Prep Time: 10 minutes
    Cook Time: 10 minutes
    Chilling time: 1 hour
    Total Time: 20 minutes
    Servings: 18
    Calories: 293kcal

    Ingredients

    Instructions

    • Combine butter, oil, sugars & vanilla until smooth. Blend in eggs.
    • Add flour, salt, cream of tarter & baking soda until blended in.
    • Refrigerate dough 1+ hours.
    • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
    • Roll dough into large golf ball sized balls. {6/cookie sheet}
    • Bake 8-9 minutes watching carefully as to not over bake.
    • Allow to cool on cookie sheet & thoroughly before icing.

    Nutrition

    Calories: 293kcal | Carbohydrates: 42g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 45mg | Sodium: 223mg | Potassium: 71mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 18g | Vitamin A: 342IU | Calcium: 10mg | Iron: 2mg
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