Sugar Cookies


2 1/2 cups flour
1 tsp baking powder
1 cup butter, softened
1 cup sugar
1 egg
2 tsp orange juice
1 tsp vanilla


1) Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a medium bowl, sift and mix together 2 1/2 cups flour and 1 tsp baking powder and set aside.

2) In stand mixer fitted with a paddle attachment, beat 1 cup softened butter and 1 cup sugar. Add 1 egg, 2 tsp orange juice and 1 tsp vanilla.

3) Lower the speed to medium-low and add in the flour mixture.

4) Chill dough for 1 hour or overnight.

5) Rollout dough into 1/8 inch thickness and cut out as desired.

6) Bake at 350 degrees for 8-10 minutes (with date filling, bake for 12 minutes).

Lisa Clayton’s Recipe

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