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BackstoryHungry Heart Cookies aka Old Fashioned Sugar Cookies (Originally published on the Food Network website)
Read more about this recipe at my food blog ErinCooks.com
- 1 cup butter, unsalted
- 1 cup white sugar
- 2 eggs, lightly beaten
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- 3 cups flour
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1 teaspoon salt
- In a bowl, cream the butter and sugar. Beat in the eggs and vanilla.
- In a second bowl, combine and mix well the flour, baking powder, and salt. Stir flour into butter mixture 1 cup at a time. Chill dough for 3 to 4 hours.
- Roll out dough and cut into shapes with cookie cutters or a knife. Bake on a sheet pan or a parchment lined sheet pan in a preheated 350 degree F oven for 10 to 15 minutes depending on the size of the cookie. Remove cookies to a rack to cool completely.