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- Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). In a small bowl, stir together flour, baking soda, and baking powder.
- In a large bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until smooth. Beat in egg and vanilla.
- Bake 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven, or until golden.
bad habit of mixing in the dry ingredients until they were completely incorporated. And then mixing the dough even more, for no good reason. Over-working the dough yields a tough cookie, which is not at all what you want. The very best sugar cookies are soft and tender.
You can store the dough in the refrigerator in an airtight container for 3 to 5 days before baking. When ready to bake, scoop the dough by heaping tablespoons and follow the recipe baking instructions.
They will stay fresh for 3 to 4 weeks after that (depending on what cookie recipe you’re using). If you don’t have a heat sealer or cello bags, an airtight container will keep them fresh for a few days.