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Butter Vanilla Sugar Cookie

Sure, our bakery-style Butter Vanilla Sugar Cookies are perfect for the holidays, but lets be honest: they’re pretty much unbeatable for any day of the year.

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Primary Prep, Ingredients & Nutritional Info

Start with: 1 egg, 1 stick (1/2 cup) butter or margarine, softened (not melted)

Just three easy steps

  1. // Heat oven to 350°F. If necessary, soften cold butter in microwave on HIGH power for 10-15 seconds. For best results, do not melt butter.
  2. // Stir together egg, butter and cookie mix until dough forms, hand kneading if necessary. Scoop dough according to desired cookie size and place 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheet. For cookie bars, press dough into lightly greased 8x8-inch pan.
  3. // Bake as directed or until light golden brown around edges. Cool 5 minutes and remove from pan. For cookie bars, cool thoroughly before cutting. Store cooled cookies in airtight container.

High Altitude (over 5,000 feet): Prepare as directed, adding 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour.

YieldDough QuantityBake Time
18-21 Cookies1 rounded tablespoon9-11 minutes
12 Cookies2 rounded tablespoons11-13 minutes
Cookie Bars8x8-inch pan24-26 minutes

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 2 tbsp mix (19g) (amount for 1 cookie)

Servings Per Container: about 21

Amount Per ServingMixAs Prepared*
Calories70110
Calories from Fat550
% Daily Value***
Total Fat0.5g**1%8%
Saturated Fat0g0%15%
Trans Fat0mg
Cholesterol 0mg0%7%
Sodium55mg2%4%
Total Carbohydrate16g5%5%
Dietary Fiber<1g1%1%
Sugars9g
Protein<1g
Vitamin A0%4%
Vitamin C0%0%
Calcium0%0%
Iron2%2%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calories needs:

Calories20002500
Total Fatless than65g80g
Saturated Fatless than20g25g
Cholesterolless than300mg300mg
Sodiumless than2400mg2400mg
Total Carbohydrate300g375g
Dietary Fiber25g30g
Calories per gram: Fat: 9 Carbohydrate: 4 Protein: 4

INGREDIENTS:

Enriched bleached flour (wheat flour, niacin, reduced iron, thiamin mononitrate, riboflavin, folic acid, malted barley flour, enzymes), sugar. Less than 2% of: canola or soybean oil, natural and artificial flavors (contains milk derivatives), salt, baking soda, xanthan gum.

CONTAINS: Wheat and milk.

May contain eggs, soy and tree nuts.

Refer to the package for the most current ingredient information.

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  • Chocolate Marble Cookies

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    Prep 1 hr Total Time 1 hr 30 min Servings 36 cookies

    Ingredients

    1 package Krusteaz Butter Vanilla Sugar Cookie Mix

    1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, melted

    1 egg

    2 tablespoons cocoa powder

    1. //Preheat oven to 350°F.
    2. //In medium bowl, stir together Krusteaz Butter Vanilla Sugar Cookie Mix, butter and egg until well blended. Divide dough in half. Add cocoa powder to one half of dough. Hand knead to incorporate cocoa. On lightly floured surface, roll dough into two separate 12-inch logs.
    3. //Chill dough logs 30 minutes. Place chilled logs side by side and roll together into 20-inch log. Fold log in half and place side by side, alternating colors. Roll dough to 12-inch log; twist log several times to marble the dough. Chill 15 minutes.
    4. //Slice dough into 1/4-inch slices and place 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheet.
    5. //Bake 9-11 minutes. Makes 36 cookies.
  • Classic Cutout Sugar Cookies

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    Prep 25 min Total Time 35 min Servings 24-28 cookies

    Ingredients

    Cookies:

    1/2 cup (1 stick) butter or margarine, softened

    1 egg

    1 package Krusteaz Butter Vanilla Sugar Cookie Mix

    1/2 cup all-purpose flour

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    Buttercream Frosting:

    4 ½ cups (16 oz) powdered sugar

    1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, softened

    3 tablespoons milk

    2 teaspoons vanilla

    Food color (optional)

    1. //Preheat oven to 350°F.
    2. //For Cookies: In medium bowl, stir together butter or margarine and egg. Add Krusteaz Butter Vanilla Sugar Cookie Mix and flour. Stir until dough forms, hand kneading if necessary. Transfer dough to floured surface. Roll dough to 1/4-inch thickness. Cut into desired shapes with floured cookie cutters. Place 1 inch apart onto ungreased cookie sheet.
    3. //Bake 8-11 minutes or until light golden brown around edges. Cool completely before icing and decorating.
    4. //For Frosting: Place frosting ingredients in medium bowl. Using an electric mixer, mix on low speed until well blended and smooth. Add food color, starting with just a few drops until desired shade is reached.
  • Coconut Cookie Chews

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    Prep 20 min Total Time 35 min Servings 24 cookies

    Ingredients

    1 package Krusteaz Butter Vanilla Sugar Cookie Mix

    1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, softened

    1 egg

    1/2 teaspoon almond extract

    1/2 cup shredded coconut

    1/2 cup whole almonds

    1. //Preheat oven to 350°F.
    2. //Place Krusteaz Butter Vanilla Sugar Cookie Mix, butter, egg, almond extract and coconut in medium bowl. Stir until dough forms, hand kneading if necessary. Using rounded tablespoon dough for each cookie, place 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheet. Place whole almond in center of each cookie, pressing gently into dough.
    3. //Bake 9-11 minutes.
  • Easy Valentine Sandwich Cookies

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    Prep 10 min Total Time 50 min Servings 12-15

    Ingredients

    Cookie Dough:

    1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, softened

    1 egg

    1 package Krusteaz Butter Vanilla Sugar Cookie Mix

    1/2 cup all-purpose flour + additional flour for rolling out cookie dough

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    Cookie Icing:

    1 cup powdered sugar

    1 1/2 tablespoons milk

    1 teaspoon vanilla

    Red food coloring

    1. //Preheat oven to 350°F.
    2. //Cookie Dough: In medium bowl, stir together butter, egg, Krusteaz Butter Vanilla Sugar Cookie Mix and ½ cup flour until dough forms, hand kneading if necessary. Place dough on lightly floured surface; roll to ¼-inch thickness. Cut dough using a floured heart-shaped cookie cutter. Place 1-inch apart onto ungreased cookie sheet.
    3. //Bake 8-11 minutes or until light golden brown around edges. Cool thoroughly before icing and decorating cookies.
    4. //Cookie Icing: Place sugar, milk and vanilla in a bowl; stir until smooth. Add drops of red food coloring to tint icing to desired color. Ice the tops of cookies; place a second cookie on top of each to make sandwich cookies. Makes 12-15 sandwich cookies depending on size of cookie cutter.
  • Ice Cream Sandwich Cookies

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    Prep 30 min Total Time 45 min Servings 12 sandwich cookies

    Ingredients

    1 package Krusteaz Butter Vanilla Sugar Cookie Mix

    1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, softened

    1 egg

    Your favorite ice cream

    Sprinkles

    1. //Preheat oven to 350°F.
    2. //In medium bowl, stir together Krusteaz Butter Vanilla Sugar Cookie Mix, butter and egg until well blended. Place rounded tablespoons dough 2-inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheet; top with sprinkles.
    3. //Bake 9-11 minutes. Cool cookies completely.
    4. //Fill cookie sandwiches with your favorite ice cream. Roll edges of ice cream in sprinkles.
  • Iced Cutout Sugar Cookies

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    Prep 25 min Total Time 35 min Servings 24 cookies

    Ingredients

    Cookies:

    1 package Krusteaz Butter Vanilla Sugar Cookie Mix

    1/3 cup butter or margarine, softened

    1 egg

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    Glossy Icing:

    3 cups powdered sugar

    3 tablespoons warm water

    1 tablespoon light corn syrup

    1/4 teaspoon almond extract or other clear flavor

    Food coloring, if desired

    1. //Heat oven to 350°F.
    2. //For Cookies: In medium bowl, stir together all cookie ingredients until dough forms. Transfer dough to floured surface. Roll dough to ¼- inch thickness. Cut into desired shapes with floured cookie cutters. Place 1 inch apart onto ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 8-11 minutes or until light golden brown around edges. Cool cookies completely before icing and decorating.
    3. //For Glossy Icing: In small bowl, stir together all icing ingredients until well blended and smooth. If adding food color, starting with a few drops until desired shade is reached.
  • Team Spirit Cookies

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    Prep 45 min Total Time 1 hr 15 min Servings 36 cookies

    Ingredients

    1 package Krusteaz Butter Vanilla Sugar Cookie Mix

    1/3 cup butter, softened

    1 egg

    Food color

    Lollipop sticks, optional

    1. //Preheat oven to 350°F.
    2. //In medium bowl, stir together Krusteaz Butter Vanilla Sugar Cookie Mix, butter and egg until well blended. Divide dough into 2 portions. Add drops of color to each dough portion and blend until target colors are achieved.
    3. //For center color, roll into 10-inch log. For outer color, roll dough 10-inches long and wide enough for edges to meet when wrapping around center log. Wrap in plastic wrap and chill 15-30 minutes.
    4. //Unwrap dough and slice into 1/4-inch cookies. Place on ungreased cookie sheet; bake 9-11 minutes. Immediately place lollipop stick in cookie; let cool and decorate, if desired.

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