Simple sugars, also called a monosaccharide, are molecules, such as glucose or fructose, that bond together to create more complex sugars, such as maltose or starch. Glucose is the simple sugar that is used as energy in ... More » Health Nutrition & Diets Nutritional Content

Food Network says to make a simple syrup by dissolving 2 cups of sugar in a saucepan of 2 cups of water over medium heat. Once this is completed, remove the syrup from the heat, and allow it to completely cool. Store sim... More » Food Beverages

To make simple sugar cookies, you need 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour, 1 teaspoon baking powder, 1 teaspoon salt, 1 cup softened butter, 1 1/4 cups granulated sugar, one large egg and 1 teaspoon vanilla extract. Sprinkles ... More » Food Cooking Desserts
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