Sugar Cookies

36 cookies
25 min prep time
60 min total time

The classic sugar cookie recipe we turn to every time that has crisp edges and soft centers. 


3 cups all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon baking soda

1/4 teaspoon salt

1 3/4 cups sugar

3/4 cup firmly packed light brown sugar

1 cup (2 sticks) Vermont Creamery Sea Salt Cultured Butter- 82% Butterfat softened

1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

2 large eggs


Sanding sugar


  • STEP 1

    Heat oven to 350°F. Line baking sheets with parchment paper; set aside.

  • STEP 2

    Combine flour, baking powder, and salt in bowl. Set aside.

  • STEP 3

    In a large bowl, beat butter, sugar, and brown sugar until well combined. Add vanilla and eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Gradually add flour mixture, beating on low and scraping side occasionally, just until combined.

  • STEP 4

    Shape dough into 1-inch balls; roll in sanding sugar.  Place onto prepared baking sheets. Bake 10-12 minutes or until edges just begin to brown.