easy soft sugar cookie recipe
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Soft Sugar Cookie Recipe

What You Will Need

Cookies:

  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup shortening
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 3 cups flour
  • 5 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla

Glaze:

  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 3-4 tablespoons milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

Instructions

Cookies:

  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.
  • Melt butter and shortening together in the microwave.
  • Add sugar and eggs then beat well.
  • Mix in flour, baking powder, and also the salt until combined.
  • Add vanilla and beat until uniform.
  • Form dough into 1-inch balls and place them on a greased baking sheet.
  • Then bake for 8-10 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and allow to cool completely before dipping in glaze.

Glaze:

  • Add milk to powdered sugar to a bowl then mix until smooth.
  • Beat in vanilla.
  • Note that the glaze will be a bit thick.
  • Dip cooled cookies into the glaze and add sprinkles on top if desired.