My sugar cookie cut-outs are making a comeback on the blog this year, but this time with a new twist! I’m going to show you how to make the perfect iced sugar cookie in just 2 easy steps. No fussy royal icing or piping bags used here… just a simple icing technique that even your kiddos can do!
One of my most popular recipes to date has been these sugar cookies, and I can definitely understand why. I struggled for YEARS trying to make pretty cookie cut-outs for the holidays, but it always ended up a disaster… the dough stuck to the rolling pin, I couldn’t get the dough out of the cookie cutter without tearing it, and when the cookies hit the oven, they would spread into giant, puffy lumps of dough that looked nothing even close to Santa or a Christmas tree.
But once I nailed down the perfect method for making flawless sugar cookie cut-outs, it felt like I had hit the jackpot, and I’ve enjoyed them every single Christmas since. And every birthday. And every Easter. And every President’s Day. And just about every Monday too, because let’s face it… Mondays deserve a good cookie. You guys gave them such rave reviews, I thought it was time to add a second version, so let’s dive right into the sugary details! [Read more…]