Sugar Cookies

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recipe by Drop www.getdrop.com

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    1hr 37mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    24
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    129
based on 3 ratings

Sweet and tender cookies with wonderfully crisp edges, that make delicious anytime treats. Enjoy plain, or decorate with icing to make them festive.

recipe updated Oct 20, 2018

Ingredients

  • Unsalted butter icon
    Unsalted butter
    115g
  • Cream cheese icon
    Cream cheese
    25g
  • Granulated sugar icon
    Granulated sugar
    100g
  • Egg icon
    Egg
    50g
  • Vanilla extract icon
    Vanilla extract
    3ml
  • Lemon icon
    Lemon
    5g
  • All purpose flour icon
    All purpose flour
    220g
  • Baking powder icon
    Baking powder
    5g
  • Salt icon
    Salt
    0g
  • Egg white icon
    Egg white
    30g
  • Powdered sugar icon
    Powdered sugar
    240g

Tools

  • kCook icon Stand mixer
  • kCook icon Parchment paper
  • kCook icon Whisk
  • kCook icon Wooden spoon
  • kCook icon Cooling rack
  • kCook icon Plastic wrap
  • kCook icon Rolling pin
  • kCook icon Baking sheet - 18 x 13"
  • kCook icon Large mixing bowl
  • kCook icon Large mixing bowl

Step preview

  1. Get a clean large mixing bowl
  2. Add softened unsalted butter
  3. Add cream cheese
  4. Add granulated sugar
  5. Cream until light and fluffy
  6. Add egg
  7. Add vanilla extract
  8. Add zest of lemon
  9. Mix briefly until combined
  10. Add all purpose flour
  11. Add baking powder
  12. Add salt
  13. Mix until dough forms
  14. Wrap with plastic wrap
  15. Chill in fridge for approx 1h
  16. Pre-heat
  17. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper
  18. Roll out dough until 1/4" thick
  19. Cut
  20. Transfer dough to 2 baking sheets
  21. Bake for 8min until browned at edges
  22. Transfer onto cooling rack
  23. Get a clean large mixing bowl
  24. Add egg white
  25. Whisk until frothy
  26. Add powdered sugar
  27. Whisk until thick
  28. Decorate cookies with piping bag
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