One of the highest user-rated recipes for sugar cookies on Foodnetwork.com is Linda McClure's chewy sugar cookies. This recipe received 4.5 out of five stars, as rated by 510 people.
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 are optional. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
Some Christmas cookie recipes include macadamia-almond Christmas cookies, cinnamon stars and chocolate-almond butter thumbprint cookies from the Food Network's Holiday Nut and Spice Cookies collection. Other good recipes include Christmas-themed sugar cookies, cream cheese spritz and chocolate-almon
A good recipe for Christmas cookies calls for butter, powdered sugar, all-purpose flour, vanilla extract and almond extract with a buttercream frosting. Some other good recipes include chocolate thumbprint cookies, snickerdoodles, white chocolate cranberry cookies, chocolate snowballs and gingerbrea
The best Italian cookie recipes include highly rated recipes at Taste of Home and Saveur websites. These sites feature recipes for soft butter cookies with ricotta cheese, classic almond biscotti cookies and rainbow cookies in the colors of the Italian flag.
Italian cookie recipes are available on the websites Italian-Dessert-Recipes.com, CookingWithNonna.com and ExperienceSardina.com. These websites include a wide variety of traditional, authentic and adapted Italian cookie recipes.
A no-bake cookie recipe from Bon Appetit combines cocoa powder, butter, peanut butter, sugar and oatmeal to prepare a confection that is a cross between a cookie and a candy. While high in fat and sugar, these cookies are ready in just over 30 minutes and don't require an oven.
To make tasty no-bake cookies, mix chocolate, nuts and dried fruit together and drop the mixture onto waxed paper or into lined muffin cups. Let the cookies cool to set.
Martha Stewart has an easy chocolate chunk cookie recipe, and Paula Deen has an easy ginger cookie recipe. Both recipes make three to four dozen cookies and take less than an hour.
For easy butter cookies, combine 1 stick of butter, 1 cup flour, 5 tablespoons sugar, 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1 teaspoon vanilla. Roll the dough into balls, and press onto a cookie sheet with a fork. Sprinkle sugar on the cookies, and bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 10 minutes.