I am going to keep this short and sweet. This week I made Dorie Greenspan’s recipe for Grandma’s All Occasion Sugar Cookies. I cut these extra thick because I am not a huge fan of crisp sugar cookies, so I wanted these to be a little soft and chewy. This dough was super soft and took some serious refrigeration in order for it to roll out and cut smoothly, but once thoroughly chilled the process was easy peasy. I decided to decorate these cookies with icing and sprinkles.
Saturday 14th of December 2013
I cant seem to find the recipes for the soft sugar cookies
Friday 10th of January 2014
Gina, the recipe is here: http://kuechenlatein.com/reciperezept-grandmas-all-occasion-sugar-cookies/ - Jamie
Tuesday 15th of February 2011
I see it's been 2 years since you posted this, are there any updates on a better icing? I found an alternative to 'Royal Icing' that works just as well and does taste better. Not as good as a nice buttercream or cream cheese fronsting (which are great on sugar cookies), but definitely more palatable than Royal. So far no one I've presented it to has complained. You can search Allrecipes for 'Sugar Cookie Icing'. You'll know you've found the right one when you find the one with NO MERINGUE POWDER, just powdered sugar, corn syrup, milk and a few other things. You can add clear vanilla, almond extract, or as I prefer, both, to get a better flavor. This allows you to do those pretty decorations and still actually want to eat the cookies! It does dry hard, so they can be stacked afterward as well.
Thursday 15th of October 2009
Yum! It's great to see organic treats! The Eco Gift Tower looks really good Thanks!
Thursday 18th of December 2008
Boy are those cute! I especially love your perfect snowflake and candy cane! Yum.
Wednesday 17th of December 2008
I've not had royal icing that I thought was tasty. I guess its solely for decorative purposes. On Honey B's blog she used Glace icing and was happy with it. I've not used or tasted it myself but she does say she likes it better than royal. Hope that helps!
You did a wonderful job decorating the cookies. Am I gonna be able to do that once my holiday package gets here?! :-) I'm hoping it inspires me to make cookies. ~ingrid