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Bakery Sugar Cookies

Better than the Bakery Sugar Cookies that are delightfully thick, pillowy soft and sweet, but not too sweet. You'll love this cutout sugar cookie recipe and make them again and again!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword buttercream, christmas, christmas cookies, cookie exchange, cookies, easy recipe, icing
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 36
Calories 181 kcal
Author Julie Blanner


  • 1 1/2 c butter softened
  • 2 c sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 5 c flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt


  1. In a large bowl/your mixer, cream butter and sugar.
  2. Add eggs and vanilla.
  3. Gradually add flour, baking powder and salt, mixing well.
  4. Refrigerate dough for 1 hour.
  5. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Line your cookie sheets with parchment paper. Roll out dough to ΒΌ-1/3" thick. Press your cookie cutter onto the cookie sheets, leaving a half inch or so between each. Peel away your excess dough. {No flouring needed! Yay!} Bake 6-7 minutes and allow to cool.
Nutrition Facts
Bakery Sugar Cookies
Amount Per Serving
Calories 181 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8g 12%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 38mg 13%
Sodium 139mg 6%
Potassium 55mg 2%
Total Carbohydrates 24g 8%
Sugars 11g
Protein 2g 4%
Vitamin A 5.3%
Calcium 2%
Iron 5.1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.