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

One of the highest user-rated recipes for sugar cookies on is Linda McClure's chewy sugar cookies. This recipe received 4.5 out of five stars, as rated by 510 people. More » Food Food Facts Sweets

Replace the sugar in a cookie recipe with an equal amount of Splenda sweetener. Splenda also offers a sugar blend, which is made of half sugar and half Splenda sweetener. In this case, 1 cup of sugar is equal to 1/2 cup ... More »

To make an easy homemade butter pound cake, combine 1/2 pound of butter with 1/2 cup of shortening, 3 cups of sugar, 5 eggs, 3 cups of flour and 1/2 teaspoon of salt, 1/2 teaspoon of baking powder, 1 cup of milk and 1 te... More » Food Cooking Desserts

Alton Brown has a good recipe for homemade vanilla wafers that uses 7 ounces all purpose flour, 3/4 teaspoon baking powder, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 4 ounces unsalted butter and 3 1/2 ounces vanilla sugar. One large egg, 4 tea... More » Food Cooking Desserts

Make German streusel by whisking together 3 1/3 cups of flour, 1 cup of sugar, 1/4 teaspoon of baking powder, 1/4 teaspoon of salt and 1 tablespoon of vanilla sugar and cutting in 14 tablespoons of cold butter and 2 eggs... More » Food Cooking Desserts

To make iced pumpkin cookies, combine 2 1/2 cups of all-purpose flour with 1 teaspoon of baking powder and 1 teaspoon of baking soda in a large bowl. Stir in 2 teaspoons of ground cinnamon, 1/2 teaspoon of ground nutmeg,... More » Food Cooking Desserts