Who doesn't like homemade cookies? Or should I say, who doesn't like sugar? These are some fantastic cookies, except those who do not like vanilla should put in a bit less, because they are very strong. These are great with a cup of coffee, tea, or hot chocolate.
1/2 cup softened butter
3/4 cup sugar
1 egg (please use free range)
2 teaspoons vanilla
1 1/2 cups sifted flour (to give it a light texture)
1/4 teaspoons salt

    Cream butter and sugar together. Mix in egg and vanilla, then add flour and salt gradually and stir until well mixed. If you want to use a cookie cutter, put it in the fridge for 30 minutes. Otherwise, use a spoon and drop little dollops of dough onto the baking sheet. Bake in a preheated oven at 175 degrees Celsius (347 Fahrenheit) for 10-15 minutes. Once cool, eat plain or add frosting.


Lindsay Seattle
06/20/2012 3:39pm

This looks like a great recipe, Hannah!! I am going to try it today.
I miss you!

Hannah Harper
09/28/2012 6:42pm

Yes, it is a great recipe. I hope you enjoy!

Lindsay Seattle
06/21/2012 2:42pm

This is the best sugar cookie recipe I have ever had!

Hannah Harper
09/28/2012 6:43pm

Oh, thanks! I'm glad it turned out so well! The texture can be a bit, well, grainy.

01/07/2013 9:37pm

I have made these lots and they have never had a grainy taste. Lots of people like them.

Karen (Wetton)
06/26/2012 1:07am

I love sugar cookies. I'll let you know when I've tried this recipe. Thanks so much. x

Hannah Harper
09/28/2012 6:44pm

Yea, sugar cookies are hard to beat. When they're made around Christmas, with the Christmas tree and music...


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    Hannah Harper

    I have loved doing crafts, cooking, and writing all my life. Ever since I was a little girl, I have had great joy helping make cookies (though I probably was more of a bother than a help!) and I loved putting my heart into drawings that only I could understand.  That is, until I would run off and do something else! Though I do not know you, and probably never will, I hope with all my heart that you will grow in your joy of creating items with your hands and heart.


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