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Sugar cookies with homemade pink sparkly buttercream

By: julie clouse
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Soft and thick, these buttery sugar cookies will melt in your mouth! They taste as good as our local specialty bakery.

3 Votes

Sugar cookies with homemade pink sparkly buttercream

By: julie clouse
Ingredients
  • Cookies:
  • 1 cup softened butter
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs, room temp
  • 1 t Vanilla extract
  • 1/2 t Almond extract
  • 3 cups All-Purpose Flour
  • 2 t baking powder
  • Icing:
  • 1/2 cup salted softened butter
  • 3 cups sifted powdered sugar
  • 1 t Almond extract
  • 1-3 T milk or half and half
  • Pink food coloring
  • Pink sugar sprinkles
Directions
  1. -Preheat oven to 350
  2. -Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy
  3. -Add in eggs, vanilla and almond extract
  4. -Add flour and baking powder, and mix everything until
  5. Combined.
  6. -On greased or parchment lined baking sheets, use an ice cream scooper or big spoon, place on cookie sheet, and flatten slightly, keeping them still relatively shaped thick and like a ball
  7. -Leave room, as cookies will spread while baking
  8. -Bake for 8-12 minutes, but *NOTE* all ovens cook differently. Check them at 8min, and bake until there are just slightly starting to get golden around edges, almost still doughy looking
  9. -Let them rest on cookie sheets until cooled
  10. -Prepare icing ingredients. Add milk slowly, until you get the consistency of a nice buttercream
  11. -Frost cookies, and add sparkly
  12. Pink sugar sprinkles immediately after frosting
  13. Makes approx 12 cookies, depending on size
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