Lofthouse Style Soft Sugar Cookies

No refrigeration soft sugar cookies Best Sugar Cookie Recipe Lofthouse Style Cookies

The Best Cutout Sugar Cookies

Lofthouse Style Soft Sugar Cookies

Lofthouse Style Soft Sugar Cookies

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No refrigeration soft sugar cookies Best Sugar Cookie Recipe Lofthouse Style Cookies

No refrigeration soft sugar cookies Best Sugar Cookie Recipe Lofthouse Style Cookies

Have you ever seen the Lofthouse Style Soft Sugar Cookies in the grocery store? Lofthouse Style Soft Sugar Cookies are famous for being pillow soft sugar cookies. Well ever wondered how they made them?

I have found the key and the answer is: Cake Flour. p.s. The best part about this recipe is there no refrigeration necessary. Which rocks because that always kills it. You have to wait and wait to roll your dough. With this recipe this won’t be necessary and you can dig right in and make your Lofthouse Style Soft Sugar Cookies!

Lofthouse Style Soft Sugar Cookies
Ingredients:

  • 1 c. butter, softened
  • 1/2 c. shortening
  • 1 1/2 c. sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 1/2 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 1/2 tsp. almond extract
  • 5 c. cake flour, sifted
  • 2 tsp. baking powder

Step 1: Cream your butter (softened to room temperature), shortening, and sugar all together.

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Close-up of the ingredients creamed together

 

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Step 2: Add in your almond extract (the smell is heavenly), vanilla and egg. Mix together evenly and until the batter is a creamy off-white color.

 

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Step 3: Slowly add in your sifted cake flour. Make sure to only add ½ cup to 1 cup at a time. Your mixture will turn out beautifully once all combined. Add in your 2 tsp of baking powder once you’re done adding cake flour.

 

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IMG_1073Here is my tip of the day. I NEVER have a perfectly round cookie cutter. Grab any glass from your kitchen cupboard and it will work even better to create the perfect Lofthouse Style Soft Sugar Cookies cut out.

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Take note how thick I make my cookies. You can make them about 1/2 inch thick for the perfect cookie.

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No refrigeration soft sugar cookies Best Sugar Cookie Recipe Lofthouse Style Cookies

Bake in the oven at  350 degrees for 10-12 minutes. Your cookies will be very soft–don’t worry-they will be cooked. If you want a nice thick Lofthouse Style Soft Sugar Cookies, you have to cook them just like this and they will be like powdery cake melt in your mouth!

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The Best Cutout Sugar Cookies No Chill No Refrigeration

 

The Best Cutout Sugar Cookies No Chill No Refrigeration

Lofthouse Style Soft Sugar Cookies
 
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Lofthouse Style Soft Sugar Cookies
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Recipe type: Lofthouse Style Soft Sugar Cookies
Cuisine: Lofthouse Style Soft Sugar Cookies
Serves: 3 dozen
Ingredients
  • 1 c. butter, softened
  • ½ c. shortening
  • 1½ c. sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1½ tsp. vanilla
  • 1½ tsp. almond extract
  • 5 c. cake flour, sifted
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
Instructions
  1. Cream your butter (softened to room temperature), shortening, and sugar altogether.
  2. Add in your almond extract (the smell is heavenly), vanilla and egg. Mix together evenly and until the batter is a creamy off-white color.
  3. Slowly add in your sifted cake flour. Make sure to only add ½ cup to 1 cup at a time. Your mixture will turn out beautifully once all combined. Add in your 2 tsp of baking powder once you’re done adding cake flour.
  4. Roll dough out on flat surface and use cookie cutters to cut your cookie shapes.
  5. Bake in the oven at 350 degrees for 10-12 minutes. Your cookies will be very soft--don't worry-they will be cooked.

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