Recipe by: Diane (website)

“These cookies are melt-in-your-mouth delicious. They are simple to make and kids love to lick the frosting off the tops. Butter flavoring is in the buttercream for added flavor. You can find it in most supermarkets, in the baking aisle, where there are other flavorings such as vanilla.”

Sugar Cookies with Buttercream Frosting
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Servings Prep Time Cook Time Ready In
60 15m 5m 2h 20 m
Servings Prep Time
60 15m
Cook Time Ready In
5m 2h 20 m
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Ingredients
Ingredients
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Instructions
  1. In a large bowl, mix together butter, sugar, eggs, and vanilla with an electric mixer until light and fluffy. Combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt; gradually stir flour mixture into butter mixture until well blended using a sturdy spoon. Chill dough for 2 hours.
  2. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). On a lightly floured surface, roll out the dough to 1/4 inch thickness. Cut into desired shapes using cookie cutters. Place cookies 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets.
  3. Bake for 4 to 6 minutes in the preheated oven. Remove cookies from pan and cool on wire racks.
  4. FROSTING: Using an electric mixer, beat shortening, confectioners sugar, water, salt, vanilla extract, and butter flavoring until fluffy. Frost cookies after they have cooled completely.

INGREDIENT TAGS: butter, white sugar, eggs, vanilla extract, all-purpose flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, shortening, confectioners' sugar, water, salt, vanilla extract, butter flavored extract

Recipe Categories: Frosting & Icing, Sugar Cookies