Best Sugar Cookies EVER

Sometimes finding The Brighter Side is as simple as a delicious treat.  So we have a treat for you!  This is a recipe that I get asked for all the time.  I'll admit, when it comes to baking, I'm not the best.  Especially cakes.  But these cookies have been a hit EVERY TIME!  You can't mess it up.  The decorating is my favourite part.  I hope you enjoy these cookies as much as my children do... and my husband!

Desi's Delicious Sugar Cookies

Desi's Delicious Sugar Cookies
Photo by: The Brighter Side YYC
1 1/2 cups butter, softened
2 cups white sugar
4 eggs
1 tsp vanilla extract
5 cups all purpose flour
2 tsps baking powder
1 tsp salt

1. In a bowl, cream together butter and sugar until smooth. Beat in eggs and vanilla.
Stir in the flour, baking powder, and salt. Cover, chill dough for at least 1 hour (or overnight).

2. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.

3. Roll out dough on floured surface 1/4 to 1/2 inch thick.
Cut into shapes with cookie cutter.
Place cookies 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheets.
Bake 6 to 8 minutes in preheated oven. Cool completely.

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