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Old-Fashioned Sugar Cookies


Here's a delicious recipe that reminds me of the cookies my grandma would give me when she worked as a school cook. She made the most wonderful cookies. Enjoy!

1/2 cup salted butter
1 cup sugar
1 egg
1 teaspoon Princess Cake Emulsion (or 1 teaspoon vanilla)
1 1/2 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
2 tablespoons cornstarch
2 tablespoons coarse sugar for sprinkling

Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line 2 cookie sheets with parchment paper or silicone baking mats. In a large bowl, combine butter and sugar and beat until fluffy. Add egg and Princess Cake Emulsion. Mix well. In small bowl, mix together flour, baking soda, and cornstarch. Gradually add to butter mixture until combined. Divide dough in half and scoop out 6 balls, equally. Place on cookie sheet and slightly press down. Sprinkle sugar on top. Bake for 10-12 minutes, or until lightly browned. Repeat for remaining dough. Makes 12 very large cookies.
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