Sugar Cookies

Cook time6 minutes
Allergy Milk, Wheat
Meal type Dessert
These delicious cutout sugar cookies are easy to prepare and great for any occasion!


  • 1 cup Maine Country Butter™ at room temperature (Two squares of Maine Counrty Butter™ equals one cup.)
  • 1 1/2 cup Sugar
  • 1g Egg
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon Vanilla or Lemon Extract
  • 2 3/4 cups Flour
  • 2 teaspoons Baking Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Salt


Don't forget to top your sugar cookies with our delicious buttercream frosting!


Step 1
Preheat oven to 400° F. Combine Maine Country Butter™ and sugar in an electric mixer and beat until light and fluffy.
Step 2
Add egg, extract, and baking powder and mix thoroughly.
Step 3
With the mixer set on a low speed gradually add the flour. Incorporate any flour that the mixer may have missed with your hands.
Step 4
Split the resulting dough into two balls. Wrap one in plastic and save for more cookies later. Using a rolling pin, roll the other dough ball out to approximately a 1/4 inch thick.
Step 5
Here comes the fun part! Use cookie cutters to make any shape you want. Place the cutouts on an ungreased cookie sheet.
Step 6
Bake for 6-7 minutes until light brown on the edges. Place on a cooling rack after baking.