Deluxe Sugar Cookies

SKU: Deluxe Sugar Cookies






  • 4 cups/1 liter powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup/125 mL butter or margarine, softened
  • 3 to 4 tbsp/45 to 60 mL milk
  • 1 to 2 tsp/ 5 to 10 mL **Watkins Extracts to taste
  • Food coloring, if desired

**Try: Watkins Organic Pure Orange ExtractOrganic Pure Lemon Extract, or Pure Mint Extract


Cookies: Combine butter, sugar, egg, extracts, and milk in large bowl. Stir in flour and baking powder; mix well. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate until firm (about 2 hours). Heat oven to 400ºF/205ºC. On lightly floured surface, roll dough one third at a time to 1/4-inch/5-mm thickness. Cut with floured cookie cutter. Place 1 inch/25 mm apart on ungreased cookie sheets. Bake for 6 to 9 minutes or until edges are light brown. Immediately remove to wire rack to cool.

Frosting: Combine all ingredients; beat until smooth.