Thoughts on Sugar Cookies

I absolutely LOVE sugar cookies. Buttery and crumbly at the same time, sugar cookies are such a treat. But I’ve never been good at making them. My dough always felt like a wet sticky goo that just stuck to my pastry mat when I tried to use my cookie cutters. Even after I tried the chilling method, the dough would quickly become goopy again. Not fun!

Enter… Martha Stewart. My boyfriend recently got meĀ Martha Stewart’s Baking Handbook. It is a gem of a cookbook. The reviews on Amazon raved about how helpful the book is and after flipping through its 400+ pages, they are definitely right! I naturally had to try her sugar cookies recipe. If anyone could get an average home baker to make incredible sugar cookies, it would be Martha.

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