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Cookie Monster: Iced Lemon Tulip Cookies

Sweets Carrie Vasios Mullins Post a comment

These iced lemon cookies make a fun seasonal project or a pretty Easter dessert. More

Iced Lemon Tulip Cookies

Serious Eats Carrie Vasios Mullins Post a comment

For Easter, these lemon sugar cookies are cut out into tulip shapes and decorated in spring colors. More

Cookie Monster: Decorated Holiday Sugar Cookies

Sweets Carrie Vasios Mullins Post a comment

My annual holiday cookie decorating party is one of my favorite days of the year. Here is my family recipe as well as tips for baking and decorating. More

Decorated Holiday Sugar Cookies

Serious Eats Carrie Vasios Mullins 2 comments

These thin sugar cookies are ready to be rolled out and decorated in full holiday style. More

Original Girl Scout Cookies

Serious Eats Alexandra Penfold 2 comments

This is adapted from a recipe published by Girl Scout council leader Florence E. Neil in The American Girl in 1922. Note that the dough is very soft and sticky. If the dough grows too soft as you roll it out you may need to return it to the refrigerator to chill it further before cutting out cookies. More

A Cookie A Day: The Treats Truck's Sugar Dot Cookies

Sweets Caroline Russock Post a comment

Cookie cutters and sprinkles are the arts and crafts supplies of cookie baking. And getting creative with cookies is one of our favorite holiday baking pastimes. These Sugar Dot Cookies are the perfect blank canvas on which to unleash your inner artist. More

The Treats Truck's Sugar Dot Cookies

Serious Eats Caroline Russock Post a comment

These Sugar Dot Cookies are the perfect blank canvas on which to unleash your inner cookie decorating artist. More

Taste Test: Holiday Sugar Cookie Baking Mixes

Sweets Lucy Baker 1 comment

There are a number of quick and simple sugar cookie baking mixes on the market. But which one is best? Are any even worth using? We conducted a blind taste test to find out which mix yielded cookies worthy of Jolly Old Saint Nick. More

Sugar Cookies with Royal Icing

Serious Eats Lauren Weisenthal Post a comment

My favorite recipe for making sugar cookies with royal icing comes from the venerable Martha Stewart. It's a classic recipe for perfect sugar cookies, the kind that are light and crisp and perfect for decorating. I recommend using brandy or cognac, which adds a butterscotch note to the cookies. More

Sugar Cookies Stuffed With Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough

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Valentine's Day Baking: Sprinkle Pink Peppercorns on Sugar Cookies

Serious Heat Andrea Lynn 2 comments

Pink peppercorns are deceiving little things. They're not actually peppercorns but, in fact, dried berries cultivated in Madagascar. To me, these faux peppercorns have a delicate floral taste with a spark of pepperiness. More

Gluten-Free Tuesday: Sugar Cookies

Serious Eats Elizabeth Barbone 9 comments

Does this cookie taste anything like the one offered at my high school? I have no idea. For a taste comparison, you'd have to ask someone who actually ate those cookies. But these cookies taste exactly as I imagined those cookies would taste: buttery and sweet with just a hint of vanilla. They might not be as easy to make as plucking frozen dough from a box, but they are darn close. More

Frosted Sugar Cookies with Lemon Zest

Serious Eats Tam Ngo Post a comment

Cook the Book: Classic Sugar Cookies

Serious Eats Caroline Russock 9 comments

The holidays are full of great cookies but no one cookie represents the season better than the sugar cookie. More

5 Tricks to Baking Perfect Sugar Cookies

Gina DePalma 10 comments

1. Measure Carefully Any sugar cookie recipe is a delicate proportional balance of fat, sugar and flour, so be sure to measure your ingredients carefully in order to get the desired finished texture (crisp, chewy, delicate, melting, etc). 2. Mind Your Butter! A key step in making sugar cookies is the creaming of butter and sugar. If the butter is too soft, your cookies will be greasy, and if it is too cold, they'll seem like lead weights. It is important to start with evenly softened butter, and the only way to do this properly is to take it out of the refrigerator and, uh, wait. Always soften butter in a temperate environment until it yields gently to pressure;... More

Sugar Cookies

Serious Eats Gina DePalma 9 comments
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