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Sugar cookies

Sreemoyee Bhattacharjee
15 minutes
Prep Time
15 minutes
Cook Time
10 People
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ABOUT Sugar cookies RECIPE

Delicate sugar cookies, topped with royal icing to delight your loved ones.

Recipe Tags

  • Non-veg
  • Medium
  • Kids Birthday
  • American
  • Baking
  • Lactose Free

Ingredients Serving: 10

  1. Flour - 3 cups
  2. Salt - 1/2 teaspoon
  3. Baking soda - 1 teaspoon
  4. Unsalted butter - 1 cup
  5. White sugar - 1 cup
  6. Eggs - 2
  7. Vanilla extract - 2 teaspoon
  8. Royal icing :
  9. Egg whites - 2
  10. Lemon juice - 2 teaspoon
  11. Icing sugar - 3 cups
  12. Blue food color - few drops


  1. Sieve the flour, salt and baking soda together. Whisk the butter and sugar together until fluffy.
  2. Add the eggs, vanilla extract and whisk till everything is combined. Now mix in the flour mixture into the egg mix. Form a dough.
  3. Cover it with cling film and chill it in the fridge for an hour. Now roll the dough, cut cookies using a cookie cutter.
  4. Chill for 20 minutes and bake them in a preheated oven at 177℃ for 10-12 minutes. Cool the cookies.
  5. Now whisk the egg whites with the icing sugar and lemon juice to form the royal icing mix.
  6. Divide it into two parts and to one of them add the blue color and pour it into a piping bag.Pour the other part in an icing bag as well. Pipe the lining of the cookies with it.
  7. Fill in the cookies with the blue icing and pipe white icing dots on it.Let it dry for 8-10 hours before serving.

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Sharmila Mathur
Sharmila Mathur   Oct-23-2017

These look so delightful... great work!

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