How to Make Soft Sugar Cookies

These cookies are soft, chewy, and just plain delicious! Enjoy these for any occasion. They will keep for up to 5 days in an airtight container.

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How to Make Soft Sugar Cookies Recipe
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1

Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.

2
Gather your ingredients.

Gather your ingredients.

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3
In a medium bowl whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, cream of tartar, and salt. Set aside.

In a medium bowl whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, cream of tartar, and salt. Set aside.

4
Cream the butter and sugar together until light and fluffy.

Cream the butter and sugar together until light and fluffy.

5
Add the egg.

Add the egg.

6
Mix in the vanilla.

Mix in the vanilla.

7
Add the flour in several additions, mixing until just combined.

Add the flour in several additions, mixing until just combined.

8
Here is the finished cookie dough.

Here is the finished cookie dough.

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Roll the dough into tablespoon-sized balls and place on a parchment-lined baking sheet. Leave one inch in between the cookies for spreading.

Roll the dough into tablespoon-sized balls and place on a parchment-lined baking sheet. Leave one inch in between the cookies for spreading.

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Bake the cookies for 8-10 minutes, or until the centers are set. Let the cookies rest on the cookie sheet for 5 minutes after baking, and then transfer them to a cooling rack.

Bake the cookies for 8-10 minutes, or until the centers are set. Let the cookies rest on the cookie sheet for 5 minutes after baking, and then transfer them to a cooling rack.

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Enjoy!

Enjoy!

Ingredients

Cups All purpose flour 
1 Teaspoon Cream of tartar 
1 Teaspoon Baking powder 
½ Teaspoons Baking soda 
¼ Teaspoons Salt 
½ Cups Unsalted butter 
¾ Cups Granulated sugar 
1 Large egg  
2 Teaspoons Vanilla extract 
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