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You know how there are some recipes that have a hundred variations out there, and it’s hard to find the one that your family actually loves? Well, if you’ve been on the hunt for a good sugar cookie recipe, you have to try this one. I’ve tried countless number of sugar cookie recipes, and can finally say this is, by far, my favorite, easy no spread sugar cookie recipe.
It does not bloat, or spread.
And when you bite into a cookie, you get that crisp bite, and just-the-right-amount-of-chewy insides.
Quick disclaimer-I didn’t create this recipe.
A chef friend of mine gave this to me, with full permission to share.
But the proof is in the pudding, right?
After tasting our first batch, it gets full points!
These no spread sugar cookies taste great as is, or with a thin layer of cream cheese frosting, or a glaze.
You could even bake a batch of sugar cookies, make 3 or 4 cream cheese frosting bags (with different colors), package everything in a box, and drop this off for a friend with kids.
Ready for the recipe?
How to Make Easy No Spread Sugar Cookies
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touch is floured.
Glaze Icing Instructions:
1. Add powdered sugar, corn syrup, water and vanilla to a bowl.
2. Mix with an electric mixer until fully mixed in.
3. For a bright white icing you will need to add 3-4 drops of white gel coloring.
4. Icing should be thick not runny. If it’s runny, it will run off the cookie.
5. Separate icing into smaller bowls and color with a drop of gel food coloring.
Gel colors are strongly recommended to change the color of the icing. Using a liquid based
color will change the consistency of the icing and also won’t be as vibrant.
For a bright white icing, you’ll need some white gel coloring. Using the white color can also help
create pastel colors when mixed with darker tones.
If the icing is “runny” add sifted powder sugar so that you avoid clumps in your icing.
To make dark colors it is a two step process:
Red: Make deep pink icing (2-3 drops) then add 1-2 drops of red gel food coloring.
Black: Make brown icing (1-2 drops) then add 2-3 drops black icing
Do not try to make red icing without making it pink with pink gel color first. Red plus white
equals pink. No matter how much red color you add to white icing it’s not going to turn a deep
Notes for glaze:
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Make those memories, ignore the imperfect shapes, the flour on the floor,
and just try to have a little fun.