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How to make sugar cookies & frost w/ professional results

Never buy frosted cookies again! Make cookies with professional results quicker then you think. The frosting is so easy I demonstrate on video with one hand while filming with my phone. Enjoy!!!

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INGREDIENTS
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Combine shortening, sugar, vanilla, and eggs

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Combine shortening, sugar, vanilla, and eggs

Mix ingredients

Mix ingredients

In separate bowl Combine flour, baking powder and salt.

In separate bowl Combine flour, baking powder and salt.

Whisk mixture - this allows even distribution of ingredients

Whisk mixture - this allows even distribution of ingredients

Slowly add flour mixture

Slowly add flour mixture

Mix until combined while gradually adding milk

Mix until combined while gradually adding milk

The cookie dough is done \ud83d\ude03

The cookie dough is done 😃

Take a section of dough and roll out - make sure to use flour to avoid sticking - don't make it too thin or the cookies will be hard and crunchy

Take a section of dough and roll out - make sure to use flour to avoid sticking - don't make it too thin or the cookies will be hard and crunchy

Select the cookie cutters you want to use - cut out the shapes and carefully lift and transfer to cookie sheet lined with parchment paper

Select the cookie cutters you want to use - cut out the shapes and carefully lift and transfer to cookie sheet lined with parchment paper

Make sure the cookies are properly spaced so they do not stick

Make sure the cookies are properly spaced so they do not stick

Bake at 350 degrees for 11 minutes

Bake at 350 degrees for 11 minutes

Allow cookies to rest on cookie tray 5-10 minutes

Allow cookies to rest on cookie tray 5-10 minutes

Combine 1 & a half cups powdered sugar, butter, shortening, vanilla, and 2 tablespoons milk

Combine 1 & a half cups powdered sugar, butter, shortening, vanilla, and 2 tablespoons milk

Mix gradually adding remaining powdered sugar and 2 tablespoons milk

Mix gradually adding remaining powdered sugar and 2 tablespoons milk

Mix till well blended and fluffy

Mix till well blended and fluffy

Choose your frosting colors and divide frosting and mix in colors

Choose your frosting colors and divide frosting and mix in colors

Colors all mixed - I use plastic knives to mix the coloring so they can then be thrown away

Colors all mixed - I use plastic knives to mix the coloring so they can then be thrown away

Put each color into frosting bag and use desired tips

Put each color into frosting bag and use desired tips

This is the finished result - amazing looking cookies!

  • 0.0c Shortening
  • 1.0c Sugar
  • 0.0tsp Vanilla
  • 2.0 Eggs
  • 3.0c Flour
  • 2.0tsp Baking powder
  • 0.0tsp Salt
  • 0.0c Milk
  • Frosting
  • 3.0c Powdered sugar
  • 3.0Tbsp Butter
  • 1.0Tbsp Shortening
  • 0.0tsp Vanilla
  • 4.0Tbsp Milk