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Simple Steps for Making Sugar Cookies


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Preparing to Roll Out Dough
Not using enough flour will make the cookie dough stick to everything.

Using too much flour can make the cookies dry.

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I prefer to make my cookie dough one day and roll out the cookies the next day. To do that:

  • Place a piece of waxed paper on the counter or bread board.
  • Lightly flour it.
  • Divide dough into quarters.
  • Roll into balls.
  • Place 1 ball on waxed paper.

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