Sugar Cookies

 Sugar Cookies

These sugar cookie will certainly delight your family and friends this holiday season!

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1 cup butter (I use Kerrygold Irish butter)

3/4 cup sugar

1 1/2 tsp vanilla

1/4 tsp salt

1 raw egg yolk

2 cups all purpose flour (I like King Arthur)


  1. Cut cold butter into 1″ cubes, place in a mixing bowl.
  2. Add sugar and salt. Combine ingredients using a hand mixer on medium speed for 5 minutes  until butter color lightens and the mixture becomes fluffy.
  3. Add yolk, mix until combined.
  4. Add flour slowly, mix until just combined.
  5. Knead the dough on a lightly floured cutting board.
  6. Place dough in the refrigerator for 2 hours.
  7. Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  8. Roll dough into a 2″ wide cylinder.
  9. Cut dough into 1/4″ slices, place on parchment lined baking sheet.
  10. Sprinkle with sugar and add nuts if desired.
  11. Bake in 325 degree oven for 12 – 15 minutes.
  12. Remove to a cooling rack.
  13. These cookies are delicious and store in freezer zip top bags in the freezer for 3 months.

Mary Jane Curry

Mary Jane Curry and husband Jeff love RVing and travel in a 2013 Roadtrek RS Adventurous motorhome. She is a Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant and Registered Nurse in Emergency and Occupational Medicine, and is nearing retirement and has great enthusiasm for the travels and adventures awaiting. Her love of food science and food presentation led her to pursue a secondary career about 10 years ago when she became a certified Personal Chef and owner of Custom Cuisine in Southern California. She received her training and certification through the United States Personal Chef Association, an organization with Personal Chef membership in both the US and Canada. She plans to share many recipes here for RVers!

1 Comment

  • Re: your fairly recent pics of RT closet use. Where can I buy the net bags you hung on the closet door —for hats, gloves etc.? Thanks. Read your website all the time. We’re 80 and 76 years young.

    How to you fasten the bags on the door—-wood is not friendly to nails?

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