No Fail Sugar Cookie Recipe


This is the recipe Arty uses the most, and is a great starting point for your cookie baking journey. It holds its shape well, and tastes good too!


2 Cups butter, softened

2 Cups sugar

2 eggs

2 teaspoons vanilla

2 lbs. Flour (6 C)

1 teaspoon salt

1 Tablespoon baking powder


In a mixer cream butter and sugar together. Add eggs and vanilla and mix well. Mix flour, salt, & baking powder in a separate bowl. Gradually add flour mixture to dough and beat until combined. Roll out dough to ¼” thickness, cut into desired shapes, and bake at 350 degrees for 8-10 minutes.