Frosted Sugar Cookies


Frosted Sugar Cookies

This is Mary Laumeyer-Wynn's recipe. She made these on Valentine's Day one year we were up there at the farm at about that time, and I remember having great fun helping her decorate them. I love this recipe, and it has been a family favorite for many years.

Author Mary Wynn


  • 1 stick butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp baking powder

Frosting (beat until smooth):

  • 1 1/4 tbsp butter
  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup milk


  1. Preheat oven to 350°

  2. Cream together butter and sugar.

  3. Add eggs and vanilla.

  4. Add dry ingredients and mix well.

  5. Chill for 1 hour.

  6. Roll dough 1/8" thick onto lightly floured board.

  7. Cut with cookie cutters.

  8. Bake until light and dry, about 10 minutes.

  9. Frost when cool.

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