SUGAR COOKIESPreparation 🕰: 20 mins
Baking: 10 mins
* 2 1/2 cups All Purpose Flour
* 200g Butter, unsalted, room temp
* 250g Sugar, superfine/caster
* 2 Eggs
* 1 Tsp Baking powder
* 1 Tsp Vanilla extract
* 1\2 Tsp Salt
Step 1: With an electric mixer, cream the butter and sugar together until light and fluffy. Beat in the eggs and vanilla.
Step 2: Stir in the sifted flour, baking powder and salt. Mix until a soft dough is formed.
Step 3: Divide the dough into two and wrap in a clear film/plastic wrap. Chill dough for at least one hour or overnight.
Step 4: Preheat oven to 400oF/200oC/Gas5 and line two baking sheet. Roll out dough on a lightly floured surface 1/4 to 1/2 inch thick. Cut into desired shape with your cookie cutter and place cookies 1 inch apart on ungreased baking sheet.
Step 5: place baking sheets in the Preheated oven and bake for 8- 10 mins or until golden. Let baked cookies cool completely and dust it with icing sugar or decorate with royal icing.