Easy Rolled Sugar Cookies

Sugar Cookie dough rolled out with hearts cut out

Easy rolled sugar cookies that don’t puff or spread and tips to have a fun cookie decorating party with kids (or adults). Everybody needs an easy, sugar cookie recipe that works every time. This one is mine and it hasn’t failed me yet. I was a painfully shy kid. So shy, in fact, my kindergarten teacher assigned my mom to … Read More

Soft Sour Cream Sugar Cookies with Cream Cheese Frosting

Stacks of soft sour cream sugar cookies on a cooling rack with a white background

Soft Lofthouse style sour cream sugar cookies are the perfect cut out cookie recipe. Slather these cookies with cream cheese frosting and add sprinkles for the perfect sugar cookie! So…I’m not usually about fussy.  I’m a jeans and tee shirt girl.  I drink instant coffee.  I’ve carried the same purse for the last two years.  But sometimes a little bit … Read More

Swirly Sugar Cookies

Decorated sugar cookies with royal icing

I made these cookies earlier this week for Valentine’s gifts.  Everyone thought I must have spent hours decorating, but honestly, they were a cinch to make. All I did was make this butter cookie recipe and this royal icing recipe.  I piped an outline in white using a Wilton #2 tip and flooded the center.  Let them dry overnight.  The … Read More

Spider Web Sugar Cookies

Spiderweb cookies

These spider web sugar cookies are super simple. With the help of a toothpick and some food coloring, it’s easy to achieve these spooky treats! Happy Halloween!  I hope there are lots of treats in store for you today.  I had the good fortune to be invited to my friend Mandy’s Halloween party this past weekend.  Mandy loves this holiday … Read More

Rolled Butter Cookies

  These cookies are the most delicious and buttery cookie.  They are good plain, but I prefer them with the powdered sugar glaze or rolled in sprinkles before baking. What is a pastry blender? Until I started making these cookies, I had never heard of a pastry blender. A pastry blender is a kitchen tool intended to combine fat and … Read More