Classic Sugar Cookies (Cookie Exchange Quantity) Recipe

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Classic Sugar Cookies (Cookie Exchange Quantity)
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  1. In large bowl, beat 3 cups powdered sugar, the butter, vanilla, 1 teaspoon almond extract and eggs with electric mixer on medium speed, or mix with spoon. Stir in flour, baking soda and cream of tartar. Cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours.
  2. Heat oven to 375 degrees F. Lightly grease cookie sheet. Divide dough in half. On lightly floured surface, roll each half 1/8 inch thick. Cut into desired shapes with 3-inch cookie cutters. Place about 2 inches apart on cookie sheet.
  3. Bake 5 to 7 minutes or until edges are light brown. Remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  4. In small bowl, beat all glaze ingredients except food colors on low speed until smooth. Divide among several small bowls. Stir desired food color, one drop at a time, into each until desired color. Decorate cookies with glaze and other decorations as desired.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 13096.49 Kcal (54832 kJ)
Calories from fat 1553.64 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 172.63g 266%
Cholesterol 162.93mg 54%
Sodium 3384.45mg 141%
Potassium 6617.76mg 141%
Total Carbs 369.22g 123%
Sugars 237.62g 950%
Protein 29.29g 59%
Vitamin A 0.6mg 19%
Iron 0.3mg 1%
Calcium 218.6mg 22%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 1662.95 Kcal (6962 kJ)
Calories from fat 197.28 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 21.92g 266%
Cholesterol 20.69mg 54%
Sodium 429.75mg 141%
Potassium 840.3mg 141%
Total Carbs 46.88g 123%
Sugars 30.17g 950%
Protein 3.72g 59%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 19%
Calcium 27.8mg 22%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Find out how many calories should you eat.


  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 276.3
  • 87

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium,
  • High in Sugar,
  • High in Total Fat

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