Basic Cookie Dough

  • Yield 4 cups

This cookie dough can be turned into three different cookies.


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