The Best Ever Soft Sugar Cookies Recipe (You Won't Believe the Secret Ingredient!) by Heather Holter

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12 days ago
The Best Ever Soft Sugar Cookies Recipe (You Won't Believe the Secret Ingredient!)

If there is anything I hate it is hard crumbly cookies. But I have the answer! Add instant pudding powder to the dough! I cannot take credit for this brilliant idea. I found this recipe for double chocolate chip cookies and they were so amazing I thought I would try this for sugar cookies – and it worked amazingly!

You’ll need:

Cookies

Buttercream Icing (optional)

Here’s how to make them:

  1. Cream together butter and sugar in a large mixing bowl. Stir in pudding mix (dry) and vanilla. Beat in eggs.
  2. In a separate bowl mix together the dry ingredients. Stir into the wet ingredients.
  3. Spray a baking sheet with cooking spray. Roll cookie dough into balls, roll in sugar and place onto the baking sheet. Flatten with the bottom of a glass.
  4. Bake in a preheated 325-degree F for 10 minutes or until the edges are set. (The center will be doughy.) Let sit on pan for 2 minutes and remove to a cooling rack. Frost with buttercream, if desired. Makes 3 1/2 dozen cookies.
  5. To make the buttercream, beat the butter with an electric mixer. Add the powdered sugar gradually, one cup at a time, then add in the vanilla and milk.

Cookie Variations:

  • For snickerdoodles, roll dough in cinnamon sugar instead of sugar.
  • For lemon cookies, use lemon pudding and lemon extract instead of vanilla.
  • For chocolate cookies, use chocolate pudding instead of vanilla and add 1 tablespoon of cocoa powder.
  • You can also change the frosting this way using lemon extract or adding cocoa powder.

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