Sugar Cookies for Two
Small batch sugar cookies are perfect to satisfy your sweet tooth. This easy sugar cookie recipe makes just a few cookies (about 4 to 6), that are topped with a sweet buttery vanilla frosting.
Servings: 6 cookies
- 2 TBS butter (softened)
- 3 TBS sugar
- 1 egg yolk (or 3 TBS egg, about half)
- 1/4 tsp vanilla
- 1/8 tsp salt
- 1/4 tsp baking soda
- 6-8 TBS flour
For the Frosting
- 1 tsp butter
- 1 tsp milk
- 1/2 tsp vanilla
- 1/4 cup powdered sugar
- 1 drop food coloring (optional)
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Combine butter and sugar in a small bowl.
Add egg yolk and vanilla and stir well.
Add salt, baking soda and 6 TBS flour and stir to combine.
Add additional flour 1/2 tablespoon at a time if dough is too sticky.
Roll out dough to be 1/4 inch thick and cut with cookie cutters or scoop into 1 1/2 to 2 TBS sized balls and place on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
Bake for about 8 minutes, or until a light golden color, then remove from oven.
Allow to cool on cookie sheet for a few minutes before removing to cool additionally on cooling rack.
Calories: 122kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 45mg | Sodium: 191mg | Potassium: 8mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 182IU | Calcium: 4mg | Iron: 1mg