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sugar cookies

these are the best sugar cookies ever!!! they are soft, chewy and just melt in your mouth!


  • 2 3/4 cup flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 TBSP light brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • sparkling sugar sprinkles to roll cookies in (you can get this at michaels or hobby lobby, or you can use granulated sugar)


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line a sheet tray with parchment paper.
  • In a mixing bowl, or with a stand mixer, cream the bitter and sugars together for 2 minutes. It will be very light and fluffy - this is what you want!
  • Add the egg and vanilla extract -- mix until combined.
  • Add the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt to the mixing bowl and mix until the dough comes together.
  • Scoop the cookies out and toss in the sugar and put onto the baking sheet.
  • Bake for approximately 8 minutes. Let cool for 10 minutes before removing from the pan. Enjoy!