No Fail Sugar Cookie Recipe

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


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