Crystal Gayle’s Christmas Sugar Cookies Recipe

SugarCookiesCrystal Gayle’s Christmas Sugar Cookies

¾ cup butter
1 cup sugar
2 eggs
1 tsp. vanilla extract
2½ cups flour (regular, not self-rising)
1 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. salt

  • Mix first four ingredients together (butter, sugar, eggs, vanilla)
  • Blend in last three ingredients (flour, baking powder, salt)
  • Chill in refrigerator for one hour minimum
  • Pre-heat oven to 400° F
  • Roll out dough 1/8 inch thick on a board covered with a lightly floured cloth or lightly floured wax paper
  • Cut out shapes with Christmas cookie cutters
  • Sprinkle with colored sugar or other toppings
  • Place on ungreased cookie sheet
  • Bake 6–8 minutes until very light brown

Serves 12–18
– Posted by Country Girl CMTT

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