Basic Cookie Dough

  • Yield: 4 cups


3 1/3cups all-purpose flour
1/2teaspoon baking powder
1teaspoon salt
1cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, at room temperature
1cup granulated sugar
1/2cup packed dark brown sugar
2-- eggs
1teaspoon vanilla


  1. Sift flour, baking powder and salt onto wax paper.
  2. Combine butter, sugar and brown sugar and beat with a mixer until well combined. Beat in eggs and vanilla. Gradually add flour mixture and beat until evenly blended. Dough can be wrapped in plastic wrap and refrigerated up to 3 days. Makes about 4 cups dough.

Use 2 cups Basic Cookie dough in Peanut Cookies, Lime Coconut Cookies and Nutella Sandwich Cookies.

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