Bethany's Favorite Valentine Cut Out Sugar Cookies
Soft and moist with a light vanilla and almond flavor. Got these from a friend's wedding.
- Serves: 3 persons
- 1cup butter, softened
- 1cup white sugar
- 1egg, beaten
- 2tablespoons milk
- 1teaspoon vanilla extract
- ½teaspoon almond extract
- 2½ cups flour
- 1teaspoon baking powder
Step 1Cream together the butter, sugar, egg, milk, vanilla extract, and almond extract in a large bowl.
Step 2Stir in the flour and baking powder.
Step 3Cover and refrigerate until firm, about 2 hours.
Step 4Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
Step 5Divide the dough into thirds. On a lightly floured surface, roll out each portion to 1/4-inch thick.
Step 6Cut cookies out using a floured cookie cutter.
Step 7Arrange cookies on an ungreased baking sheet about 1-inch apart.
Step 8Bake until cookies are lightly golden, 6 to 9 minutes.
Step 9Transfer cookies to a wire rack to cool completely.