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Sugar Cookies

Delicious sugar cookie for any get together.

Quick Facts

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Chill Time: 1 hour
Bake Time: 7 to 9 minutes per batch
Yield: 4 dozen cookies


  • 1 cup butter OR margarine, softened
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup Karo┬« Light Corn Syrup
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 egg
  • 3-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Parchment paper
  • Colored sugar for decorating


  1. Beat margarine, sugar, corn syrup, lemon juice and egg in large bowl with mixer at medium speed until well blended. Gradually add flour and salt; beat until well mixed. Cover; refrigerate at least at least 1 hour, until dough is easy to handle.
  2. Preheat oven 350°F. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.
  3. Roll out dough on lightly floured surface, one third at a time, to 1/8-inch thickness. Cut into desired shapes. Place on parchment paper-lined cookie sheets. Decorate as desired with colored sugar.
  4. Bake 7 to 9 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove and cool on wire racks.
  5. Store in tightly covered containers.