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Sugar Cookies Recipe

Makes 45 cookies


  • 3/4 cup soft margarine
  • 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour, or unbleached flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp cream of tartar


1. In a large bowl, cream margarine and sugar; add the egg white and vanilla extract.
2. In a medium bowl, combine the flour, baking powder and cream of tartar; gradually add to margarine mixture.
3. Cover the bowl and chill for 1 hour.
4. Preheat oven to 400 F; lightly coat cookie sheets with cooking spray.
5. Roll the dough on a lightly floured surface; cut into desired shapes with cookie cutters.
6. Decorate with colored sugar, if desired.
7. Bake for 7 to 8 minutes, or until slightly golden.
8. You may decorate with frosting after cookies are cooled.


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Preparation Method:Baking

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