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Glazed Sugar Cookies- Cutler's Famous Recipe

These mouthwatering glazed sugar cookies make delicious gifts to give to your friends and neighbors.
Prep Time35 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Glazed Sugar Cookies
Servings: 2

Ingredients

Cookies

  • 1 1/2 cups butter 3 sticks
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 5 cups cake flour regular flour works too, they just won't be as puffy. If using regular flour add 1 tsp corn starch(optional)

Glaze

  • 4 cups powdered sugar confectioner's sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond emulsion or almond extract or any other flavoring
  • 1/2 teaspoon meringue powder
  • Milk to thin approx. 1/2 cup
  • Food coloring of choice
  • Sprinkles

Instructions

  • Cream together butter and sugar
  • Add eggs and vanilla and mix until blended well.
  • Stir dry ingredients together in separate bowl.
  • Add dry ingredients and mix.
  • Chill 30 minutes before rolling out dough
  • Flour surface.
  • Roll dough on floured surface to about 1/4 inch thick (keep them thick).
  • Cut cookies
  • Place on parchment lined baking sheet
  • Bake at 350 for 10 minutes.
  • Cookies are done when top is slightly cracked and no longer looks wet. Edges may be slightly browned.
  • Let cool
  • Dip the cookies in glaze and add sprinkles
  • Makes 2 dozen

Glaze

  • Mix powdered sugar, meringue powder, and flavoring in a big bowl, slowly add milk, whisking to combine until reaching desired thickness and smoothness.
  • Add food coloring of choice. Mix well.
  • Glaze has enough liquid when it stays on a knife when the knife is dipped in the glaze, but slowly drips off.