December 20, 2009

Basic Icebox Sugar Cookies

These are exactly what the name suggests, a basic sugar cookie. Slightly chewy and typical sugar cookie flavor.

Basic Icebox Sugar Cookies
1 cup flour
1/4 tsp. baking soda
1/8 tsp. salt
4 Tbsp. butter, softened
3/4 cup sugar
1 tsp. vanilla
1 large egg white

Combine flour, baking soda and salt. Cream butter in separate bowl until fluffy. Add sugar to butter and beat well. Add vanilla and egg white, beating well. Stir in flour mixture until well mixed.

Turn dough onto wax paper. Shape into 6-inch log. Freeze 3 hours or until very firm. Cut with sharp knife into 1/4-inch thick cookies. Preheat oven to 350ºF. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until firm. Cool on wire rack. Makes 2 dozen cookies.

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