Sugar Cookies


These are light, soft, cookies with a wonderful taste of almond deliciousness! It has been a tradition of ours for years,to make these for holidays. They are festive and cheery cookies,younger children especially enjoy using all the fun different cookie cutters.

“In those times we yearn to have more in our lives, we should dwell on the things we already have. In doing so, we will often find that our lives are already full to overflowing.” ~Jim Stovall
Sugar Cookies
  • 3/4 cup butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp. almond extract
  • 2-3/4 cup flour
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. salt

In a large mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar. Add eggs one at a time, beating well. Add almond extract. Combine flour ,baking powder and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture. Chill dough for an hour or until easy to handle. Lightly flour a surface and roll the dough to 1/4-in. thickness. Cut with cookie cutters, and place cookies an inch apart on greased baking sheets. Bake at 375 degrees for 8-10 minutes. Let cool on wire racks, then mix up a confectionery sugar frosting/glaze add milk until you get the thickness you desire (we also like to put some almond extract with it) 🙂


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