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Simple Steps for Making Sugar Cookies

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Rolling Out the Dough
Each and every time the rolling pin is used it must begin from the middle of the dough.

Begin rolling the dough from the middle.

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  • Lightly flour rolling pin.
  • Roll out dough ball until it's about 1/2 inch thick.
  • Lightly sprinkle top of dough with flour.
  • Place dough and wax paper onto a cookie sheet. Place the cookie sheet in the refrigerator.
  • Continue this process until all four balls have been rolled out and place in the wax paper stack in the refrigerator.
  • Refrigerate dough for a least an hour. Overnight is preferred.

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