Sugar Cookie Recipe



  1. Cream butter and sugar until smooth 

  1. Add egg and vanilla and mix well 

  1. Mix all dry ingredients in separate bowl and slowly add to butter mixture.  Mix until flour is completely incorporated and dough comes together 

  1. Roll out dough between two sheets of parchment paper to desired thickness 

  1. Bake on ungreased cookie sheets at 350 degrees for 8-12 minutes, or until cookies begin to lightly brown around edges 

3 cups of all purpose-flour 

1 cup of sugar 

1 cup unsalted butter 

1 egg 

1 ½ tsp baking powder 

1 tsp of vanilla extract 

½ tsp 


  1. Soften Butter at room temperature  

  1. Use an egg that is room temperature 

  1. Place cookies in refrigerator for a few minutes before baking 

  1. I take my cookies out of the oven before they are fully baked for a softer cookie 

  1. Let cookies sit on cookie sheet for 10 minutes before placing on cooking rack 

Royal Icing Recipe


2-pound bag powdered sugar 

6 tablespoon Meringue Powder 

1 tablespoon of Almond extract (or other flavor) 

¾ cup water 


  1. Mix powdered sugar and meringue powder in mixer on low 

  1. Mix almond extract and water together 

  1. Add Almond extract and water to mixer while on low.  Once incorporated, turn mixer to medium/medium high and mix for 4-5 minutes 

  1. After icing is mixed, store in an airtight container for up to 3 weeks at room temperature. 

 Sugar Moon Sweets is a home based business, which is licensed by NH DHHS 

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