I love to make and decorate sugar cookies but I don’t do it often because its time consuming and I can get real sick of decorating way before I am done, but this recipe made it so easy. Rolling and cutting these were not hard to do and the best part was I didn’t have to chill the dough so that cut a lot of time off the recipe making.
I was intrigued by the recipe to start because it called for stirring some cream of tarter into the milk then adding to the dough. My experience with cream of tarter in recipes has always been successful so I had to try it. You add the flour to the recipe last. When I did this, I used my hand mixer(because I was too lazy to pull out my kitchen aid) and I was able to add almost all the flour before turning it out onto the floured board. I then kneaded in the about 1/2 of the last cup as the recipe states, using what was remaining pretty much for re-flouring the board and rolling out other batches of dough. The dough was so easy to handle that I had no problem at all rolling and cutting each batch.
So, all that said, if you think you don’t have time to make cookies for Valentines day, guess what?! You do! With baking and decorating time, it took me about 2 hours total. You don’t have to glaze them like I did, you could frost them with a buttercream and sprinkles which would save more time. I think it probably took more time to glaze then to mix and bake. If you do want to glaze like I did, I used my go recipe to at Our Best Bites.
Shelby is the author/owner of Grumpy's Honeybunch. Established in 2007, she shares and preserves family recipes as well as recipes for cooking light and keto. She is an experienced, self-taught home cook who loves to share recipes with others. You can see her work on websites such as Veal Made Easy, Parade, Community Table, SoFab Food, Yummly, and FoodGawker.
Welcome! I'm Shelby, author of Grumpy's Honeybunch. I have been sharing family favorite recipes since 2007. I started the Keto Diet in October 2017 and since then I have been creating Keto ... read more
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