Cookies

Perfect Soft Sugar Cookies

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The best sugar cookies for making Christmas cut-outs. Soft, sweet, and easy to make!

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For the cookies:
3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 1/4 teaspoons salt
1 1/2 cups sugar
1/2 cup butter, softened
1/2 cup shortening
3 large eggs
1 1/2 teaspoons almond extract
For the royal icing:
1/2 cup water
4 tablespoons meringue powder
1 pound (453g) icing sugar
1 teaspoon corn syrup
1/4 teaspoon almond extract
Mix together the flour, baking powder and salt. In a stand mixer, or with an electric mixer, cream together the sugar, butter and shortening until light and fluffy. Add the eggs and almond extract and mix...
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Nutritions

Calories
102

Sodium
68mg
2% DV

Fat
3g
5% DV

Protein
1g
3% DV

Carbs
14g
5% DV

Fiber
0.4g
1% DV