Wednesday, December 25, 2013

It's not Christmas without...

Sugar Cookies
This is our favorite Sugar Cookie recipe:

3 cups flour
1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1 cup butter
2 eggs
1 cup sugar

Sift dry ingredients, cut in softened butter.
Blend eggs and sugar, add to dry.
Roll-out and cut (use a little flour).
Bake 350 degrees for 7-8 minutes.
Cookies are white with a very slight golden brown on edges.

Frosting is any buttercream frosting recipe, but half of the butter is replaced with cream cheese.

Merry Christmas Everyone!


  1. Astri- the cookies are so beautiful. You are so right-- it's just not Christmas without cookies.

    I hope your holidays are rich with blessings--

  2. Yummy! made me hungry...I have to try them. Thanks for the recipe, Astri :-)

  3. Astri, с Рождеством! И печенье очень красивое. Спасибо за рецепт, попробую испечь.

  4. Christmas Hugs from Linda@Wetcreek Blog

  5. I'm afraid I overdid it in the cookie department today. I forced myself to walk on the treadmill tonight. Back to my running tomorrow. :-) Merry Christmas!

  6. Yum! Merry Christmas, hugs to you, Meredith

  7. I agree! And shame on me for not making any this year!!
    xo Kris

  8. Your cookies are all so lovely. I don't eat butter anymore, but I did make sugar cookies to give away. :) Hope you had a lovely Christmas. Best wishes and blessings, Tammy

  9. Thank you all for your comments and I hope you are having a great time of year!!!

  10. Astri this recipe is just wonderful and your cookies are just divine. I am so glad that I found your wonderful blog this year, thank you so much for inspiring me. Have a wonderful time
    Big Happy New Year Hugs

  11. Hello Astri, I would love to wish you and your DH a Very Happy and Healthy New Year. Your cookies looked very very yummie. Hugs Judy


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