Sugar Cookies

by

Fresco

Posted 5 April 2022 (Last updated 5 April 2022)

Serves

24

Total Time

1hrs 37mins

Calories

129

Sweet and tender cookies with wonderfully crisp edges, that make delicious anytime treats. Enjoy plain, or decorate with icing to make them festive.

recipe-image
    Ingredients

  • Unsalted butter icon
    Unsalted butter120 gsoftened
  • Cream cheese icon
    Cream cheese25 g
  • Granulated sugar icon
    Granulated sugar100 g
  • Egg icon
    Egg1
  • Vanilla extract icon
    Vanilla extract3 g
  • Lemon icon
    Lemon5 gzest of
  • All purpose flour icon
    All purpose flour220 g
  • Baking powder icon
    Baking powder5 g
  • Salt icon
    Salt1 pinch
  • Egg white icon
    Egg white1
  • Powdered sugar icon
    Powdered sugar240 g
    Method

  • 1. Add unsalted butter, cream cheese and granulated sugar to a clean large mixing bowl
  • 2. Cream until light and fluffy
  • 3. Add egg, vanilla extract and lemon and mix briefly until combined
  • 4. Add all purpose flour, baking powder and salt
  • 5. Mix until dough forms
  • 6. Wrap with plastic wrap
  • 7. Chill in fridge - approx 1 hr
  • 8. Pre-heat oven - 175°C
  • 9. Line 2 clean baking sheets with parchment paper
  • 10. Roll out dough until 1/4" thick and cut into different shapes
  • 11. Transfer dough to 2 baking sheets
  • 12. Bake until browned at edges - 8 min, 175°C
  • 13. Cool on a wire rack
  • 14. Add egg white to a clean large mixing bowl
  • 15. Whisk until frothy
  • 16. Add powdered sugar to the icing
  • 17. Whisk until thick
  • 18. Decorate cookies with piping bag

Make this recipe in the Fresco Recipes App

Enjoy features like ingredient substitutions, smart scaling and guided step-by-step cooking.
Black phone showing Top Rated recipes from the Fresco Recipes app.

© 2022 Fresco