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Sugar Cookies

Sugar Cookies

Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 15

Cook Time : 20

Total Time : 35

Ingredients

Serves 30

  • For the cookie dough :

  • Flour - 3 cups

  • Baking soda - 1 tsp

  • Unsalted butter - 1 cup

  • Salt - 1/2 tsp

  • White sugar - 1 cup

  • Eggs - 2

  • Vanilla extract - 2 tsp

  • For the icing :

  • Icing sugar - 1 cup

  • Liquid glucose or corn syrup - 3 tsp

  • Vanilla extract - 1/2 tsp

  • Milk - 3 tsp (or as required) Gel food colors (yellow, red and blue)

Directions

  • 01

    Sieve the flour, salt and baking soda together. Whisk the butter and sugar together until fluffy.

  • 02

    Add the eggs, vanilla extract and whisk till everything is combined.

  • 03

    Now mix in the flour mixture into the egg mix. Form a dough.

  • 04

    Cover it with cling film and chill it in the fridge for an hour. Now roll the dough, cut cookies using a cookie cutter.

  • 05

    Chill for 20 minutes and bake them in a preheated oven at 177℃ for 10-12 minutes. Cool the cookies.

  • 06

    To make the icing, whisk the icing sugar, liquid glucose and milk together to remove any lumps. The mixture should thick enough so that it holds shape once piped.

  • 07

    Now I have made the icing in batches as they tend to start hardening when in contact with air. So as required, 1 added color and piped.

  • 08

    Pipe the lining of the cookies and then fill in. Pipe the dots, strings on the cookies.The icing takes about 8-9 hours to completely harden. Once set, serve or box them up.

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