Sugar Cookies

Get your yummy, soft & chewy homemade sugar cookies in just minutes. These cookies are so soft they literally melt in your mouth. They're quick and easy to make and definitely worth your while. Nice to have as a snack, fun to make with your kids, easy enough to make and take to work as a treat for friends or even as your movie night junkie food. However you want it, its delicious either way.

1/2 cup butter or shortening
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup white granulated sugar
1 egg
1/2 cup milk
1 tsp vanilla extract
1/2 tsp baking soda
2 cups flour
Coating: 1/2 cup sugar ( optional add 1 tsp cinnamon and mix in together with sugar )

In a large mixing bowl, mix together your butter and both sugars until smooth, then mix in egg now mix in your milk and vanilla extract. Set Aside. 

In a separate mixing bowl combine together your baking soda and flour. Once combined mix into creamed mixture and mix well until nice and smooth. Place dough in freezer for 1 hour to harden a bit.

1 hour later - Preheat your oven to 400F/200C 
Remove your dough from the freezer and lightly roll it out and cut your cookies into the desired shape and place them onto a baking tray. (IF you don't have a rolling pin No Worries, just drop mixture by rounded teaspoonfuls a few inches apart from each other onto a baking tray and then with your hand. Lightly press each one down a bit to flatten.)

sprinkle your coating on top of your cookies and bake in the oven for 7 - 9 minutes
(Tip: If you want your cookies to last a few days and still remain soft and chewy don't forget to store them in a tightly sealed container)
From my kitchen to yours
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