Just one more cookie recipe.
Bear with me.
Or is it BARE with me...
It must be bear.
Because Baring with me would just be weird.
This is a good recipe. A really really good recipe.
The texture and taste of these sugar cookies is like the sugar cookies that make you moan they are so delicious.
Perfectly soft and chewy.
These are flavored with almond, but you could use any flavoring.
They are small so they don't have many calories :)
I got this recipe from Confections from the Cody Kitchen.
I think she might have gotten waylaid by life, because she hasn't posted much in 2013. She should have kept blogging. She's got some great recipes.
If you like soft, perfectly textured sugar cookies, this is your recipe.
I mean. Look at the center of that cookie!
Get your stuff:
1 1/2 C white sugar
2/3 C unsalted butter (cold)
2/3 C shortening (room temp)
2 tsp almond extract
2 3/4 C cake flour
1 C all purpose flour
1 Tbsp cornstarch
2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
Sugar in the raw or other coarse sugar. (actually I think I would prefer regular sugar and not the crunchy coarse sugar)
Preheat oven to 350.
Place silpat or parchment paper on cookie sheet.
Mix dry ingredients and set aside.
Cream sugar, butter and shortening.
Beat in eggs and almond extract.
Beat in dry ingredients 1/2 at a time.
Chill dough at least 30 minutes.
Roll 2 tsp of dough into a ball, roll through sugar, and place on cookie sheet.
Bake cookies for 7 minutes. DO NOT BAKE MORE THAN 7 MINUTES!!!
Remove from oven and gently press the tops
of the cookies flat with the back of a spoon while they are still warm
and pliable. (The cornstarch keeps them from spreading so they will be
Return bowl of dough to fridge in between baking batches.
Remove to cooling rack. Allow to cool completely.
If you would like to see this recipe with pictures that show each step just click here.
She teaches you stuff, too. Like that cornstarch keeps the cookies from spreading out.
Now, I'm going back to Confections From the Cody Kitchen to find some other great recipes! I think Ooey-Gooey Red Velvet Chess Squares are next . . .
Make something wonderful today!
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