Sugar Cookie Dough

Author: Canadian Living

  • Portion size 8 servings
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  • 3/4 cups butter softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract (optional)
  • 1/4 teaspoon peppermint extract (optional)
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder


In bowl, beat butter with sugar until light and fluffy; beat in egg and vanilla. If making Slice and Bake Angels, add almond extract; if making Two-Tone Twisters, add peppermint extract.

Stir flour with baking powder. Stir into butter mixture in 2 additions.

Divide dough in half; flatten into discs. Wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 1 hour or until chilled, (Make ahead: Refirigerate dough for up to 3 days or freeze for up to 3 weeks.)

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Sugar Cookie Dough