Sugar Cookies with Buttercream Frosting

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These cookies are melt-in-your-mouth delicious. They are simple to make and kids love to lick the frosting off the tops. Butter flavoring is in the buttercream for added flavor. You can find it in most supermarkets, in the baking aisle, where there are ot

INGREDIENTS (for 6 servings):


  • Using an electric mixer, cream together butter, sugar, eggs, and vanilla until light and fluffy. In another bowl, mix together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Gradually stir flour mixture into butter mixture. Blend well. Chill dough for 2 hours.
  • Roll dough out on lightly floured board about 1/4 inch thick and cut into desired shapes.
  • Bake on ungreased pans at 400 degrees F (200 degrees C) for 4 to 6 minutes. Remove cookies from pan and cool on wire racks.
  • Using electric mixer, beat shortening, confectioners sugar, water, salt, vanilla extract, and butter flavoring until fluffy. Frost cookies.