DSC03798These sugar cookies are so delicious.  I make them for all the holidays and cut shapes as appropriate.  Here are some I made for Easter.


1 1/2 c. butter softened

2 1/2 c. sugar

1 tsp vailla

4 medium eggs

5 c. all purpose flour

2 tsp baking powder

1 tsp salt

cream butter and sugar, add eggs and vanilla.  Stir in flour baking powder and salt.  Cover and chill dough for two hours.  Preheat oven to 400.  Roll out dough on floured parchment paper 1/4-1/2″ thick.  Cut into shapes.  Place 1/2 ” apart on engrossed cookie sheets.  Bake 5-7 minutes.  Remove as soon as sides start to brown.  Cool completely before icing.DSC04133 watermelon_birthday_party_Chickabug11