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Vanilla Sugar Cookies
Makes around 25 – 30 medium sized cookies
200g castor sugar (OR 100g castor sugar and 100g icing sugar)
2 large eggs
1 tsp vanilla extract
450g plain flour
200g unsalted butter, at room temperature
1. In a bowl or kitchen mixer with paddle attachment mix sugar, eggs and vanilla. Add the flour and butter and keep mixing until the dough comes together.
2. Knead the dough lightly by hand and then roll one third of the dough at a time in between baking paper and put in the fridge to firm.
3. Preheat the oven to 170C. When dough is firm use cookie cutters to cut out dough and bake in the oven for about 15 – 20 minutes or until golden brown.