Delicious Sugar Cookies Recipe

I made some sugar cookies and shared the picture on our Facebook page and lots of people loved it, so I’ve decided to share the recipe! Indulge in this sinfully delicious sugar cookies.

Sugar Cookies!!


– 3/4 cup Sugar
3/4 cup Margarine
– 1 Egg
– 1 teaspoon Vanilla Essence
– 2 1/2 cups All-Purpose Flour
– 1/2 teaspoon Baking Powder
– 2 Tablespoons Milk
– Icing (recipe below)


1.) In a bowl, cream sugar and margarine; then mix in the egg and vanilla. In a separate bowl sift the flour and baking powder.
2.) Mix the dry ingredients into the creamed mixture until well blended; then cover and refrigerate for 2 to 3 hours, or overnight.

3.) Preheat oven to 350ºF. Lightly grease and flour two baking sheets and set aside.
4.) Divide the chilled dough in half and roll it out on a lightly floured cloth to a 1/4 inch thickness.
Sugar cookie dough

5.) Cut the dough with a floured cookie cutter and transfer the cookies to the prepared baking sheets

Raw cookie cut-outs

and bake for 8-10 minutes.

Baked cookies

6.) Remove from oven and let cool for at least 4 minutes, then use a spatula and place cookies on a cooling rack to cool. Glaze the cookies with the icing and let them dry. Makes 24 cookies.
Serve and enjoy.

Slice of happiness!!

Icing Recipe

– 1 cup Confectioner’s (Icing) Sugar
– 1/8 cup Milk
– Food coloring, optional


1.) In a medium bowl, combine the sugar and milk and beat at a low speed until blended. Separate into bowls and add food coloring, if desired.
2.) Glaze the cookies.

Published by Amari

Baking with Amari offers learning experiences in form of short baking and cake decorating classes. We have a baking workshop at Discounts Arcade, Shop no. 51 on Ngong road (Adams Arcade area next to The Green House), in Nairobi that offers baking & cake decoration learning experiences for those who want to learn what bakers and cake decorators do in a practical/hands on Bakery kitchen. We have both online and practical/physical classes. We also offer baking business start-up training and group mentorship as well via our Baking for Profit Program. We also sell locally tested baking recipe books (soft copy & printed books).

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