sugar cake cookies

June 18, 2012

Let me tell you about someone I adore more than I could ever describe.  Sophie.  My wee-little-three-year old niece who is a downright precocious, strong-willed, angel-faced, love muffin of a human being.  

This weekend, we had a sleepover and Sophie was far more excited about spending the night with Griffin than her measly ole' Aunt Cuppy.  We ate ice cream, we watched Olivia, we chatted nonstop and we played with her very best friend, "Giffin."

After a full night of kicking me in the face while she soundly slept, Sophie awoke with hair that looked like grizzly bear crouched on her scalp.  I finally coerced her into taming the mane into pig tails (using a "cookie-breakfast" as leverage), but she ripped them out before the 12 minute baking time was up.  I'm thinking the stresses of baking just got to her.  I mean, baking such pillowy, soft sugar cake cookies takes some degree of skill.    





And by the time they were out of the oven, with her hair minus two ponytails, Sophie was one proud little lady.  And rightly so.


She downed those cookies like a she-wolf.  Albeit, a precious little she-wolf.




Sugar Cake Cookies

6 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature
3/4 cups sugar
2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
2 1/4 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoons salt
2 large eggs, at room temperature
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
sprinkles
  1. Whisk the flour, baking powder and salt together in a medium bowl.
  2. In the bowl of a stand mixer (fitted with the paddle attachment), cream the butter and sugar on medium speed until light and fluffy.
  3. Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Mix in the vanilla extract. With the mixer on low, add the flour mixture a little at a time, beating just until combined. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate the dough for 1 hour.
  4. Meanwhile, preheat oven to 350 F. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper.
  5. Roll the dough into balls then place on the prepared cookie sheets and press to flatten just slightly.  Add sprinkles. LOTS.
  6. Bake for 12-13 minutes, or until the edges of the cookies are just set. 
  7. Transfer the baking sheets to wire racks and let the cookies cool on the sheets for about 5 minutes, then transfer them to the racks to cool completely.

15 comments:

Leah // Freutcake said...

Oh my goodness how sweet is she?! Love this post Jess.

Julie @ Sugarfoot Eats said...

Awww! I love my 4 nephews so much, but OMG I wish I had a niece!!!!

Jenny @ BAKE said...

She is adorable! I agree with her, cookies take too long to bake, they must be eaten RIGHT NOW

Amanda @ Once Upon a Recipe said...

Oh yum! And oh cute! I love it all!

Djuna said...

I made these with a very special little one in my life. Thank you for the great idea! This is our adventure with your recipe.
http://littlerantsfromthebigcity.wordpress.com/2012/06/23/sprinkles/

Jonathan said...

Can you say, "Precious"? So adorable, from the words, to the photos, to the recipes, and then back to the photos. [sigh]

Anonymous said...

how many cookies does this make?

dong dong said...

201578dongdong
hollister
michael kors
air max 90
nike air max
hollister
gucci handbags
pandora jewelry
abercrombie
chanel bags
louis vuitton outlet
louis vuitton outlet
oakley sunglasses sale
nfl jerseys
cheap toms
gucci
louis vuitton handbags
sac longchamp pas cher
oakley sunglasses wholesale
rolex watches outlet
ray ban uk
coach outlet store online
michael kors handbags
hollister clothing
louis vuitton
mulberry handbags
timberland boots
adidas outlet
cheap jerseys
louis vuitton
ray ban outlet
ralph lauren
michael kors handbags
michael kors
coach factory
louis vuitton outlet
abercrombie store
pandara jewelry
louis vuitton
prada

Lin Shijun said...

shijun 7.23
adidas wings
hollister jeanshollister jeanshollister jeans
barbour uk
louis vuitton outlet
jordan 6
ray ban sunglass
air max 2015
christian louboutin shoes
michael kors
retro 11
coach outlet online
kevin durant shoes 2015
ray ban wayfarer
cheap jerseys
burberry outlet
cheap lebron james shoes
birkin bags
louboutin
jordan 13 retro
michael kors outlet
cheap oakleys
polo shirts
prada outlet
coach factory outlet
chanel handbags
polo ralph lauren
hermes bags
barbour
soccer shoes
reb christian louboutin
hollister clothing store
chanel outlet online
louis vuitton handbags
cheap oakley sunglasses
oakley sunglasses
louis vuitton handbags
celine handbags
jordan concords
fitflop shoes
beats headphones

陈晓 said...

nike free

nike free run

nike free

air jordans

nike mercurial

nike roshe

nike outlet store

north face

north face clearance

oakley outlet

oakley sunglasses

oakley sunglasses cheap

oakley sunglasses

omega watches

pandora charms

pandora jewelry

polo outlet

prada outlet

prada handbags

prada outlet

ralph lauren uk

polo ralph lauren outlet

ralph lauren

ralph lauren shirts

ralph lauren outlet

polo ralph lauren

ray ban outlet

ray bans

ray ban sunglasses

ray-ban sunglasses

ray ban sunglasses outlet

ray ban wayfarer

replica handbags

rolex watches

retro jordans

rolex watches

mao qiuyun said...

the north face clearance
marc jacobs outlet
juicy couture outlet
new york giants jerseys
giuseppe zanotti outlet
chelsea jersey
adidas wings
michael kors outlet online, http://www.michaelkors-outlets.us.com
air jordan shoes
prada handbags
ray ban
kansas city chiefs jerseys
links of london uk
michael kors factory outlet, http://www.michaelkorsfactoryoutletonline.com
toms shoes
kate spade handbags
minnesota vikings jerseys
air jordan shoes
kobe 9
oakley sunglasses, http://www.oakleysunglasseswholesale.in.net
ugg outlet, http://www.uggsoutlet.us.org
michael kors outlet online
beats by dre
nfl jerseys
oakley sunglasses, http://www.oakleysunglasses-outlet.us.com
coach outlet online
kobe 9 elite
cleveland cavaliers jersey
nba jerseys
true religion jeans
chicago bears jerseys
nike running shoes
miami heat jersey
michael kors outlet
kate spade outlet
ralph lauren outlet
tory burch shoes
cheap mlb jerseys
0812maoqiuyun

ninest123 Ninest said...

ninest123 08.27
longchamp outlet, tory burch outlet online, michael kors outlet online, oakley sunglasses, nike air max, louis vuitton handbags, tiffany jewelry, red bottom shoes, cheap ugg boots outlet, cheap ugg boots, prada outlet, tiffany and co, ray ban sunglasses, michael kors outlet online sale, ugg outlet, gucci handbags, polo ralph lauren outlet, oakley vault, christian louboutin shoes, replica watches, christian louboutin outlet, louis vuitton, nike air max, prada handbags, polo ralph lauren, replica watches, burberry outlet online, michael kors outlet, longchamp outlet online, michael kors outlet store, longchamp handbags, louis vuitton outlet, michael kors handbags, nike outlet, ray ban outlet, ugg australia, christian louboutin, ugg boots clearance, burberry outlet online, jordan shoes, louis vuitton outlet, louis vuitton outlet online, cheap oakley sunglasses, nike free, michael kors outlet online

ninest123 Ninest said...

nike air force, vans pas cher, sac vanessa bruno, coach outlet store online, timberland pas cher, air jordan, nike blazer pas cher, guess pas cher, nike free pas cher, scarpe hogan, coach purses, oakley pas cher, hollister uk, chanel handbags, mulberry uk, louboutin, converse pas cher, new balance pas cher, longchamp, north face pas cher, coach outlet, true religion outlet, hollister, true religion, true religion jeans, hermes pas cher, lululemon outlet online, tn pas cher, coach outlet, north face, nike roshe run, ray ban uk, kate spade outlet, michael kors canada, ray ban pas cher, lacoste pas cher, michael kors, nike air max, true religion outlet, burberry pas cher, kate spade outlet online, air max pas cher, longchamp pas cher, michael kors uk, ralph lauren pas cher

ninest123 Ninest said...

nike air max, mont blanc pens, ghd, asics shoes, vans outlet, p90x workout, abercrombie and fitch, nike trainers, new balance outlet, babyliss, soccer jerseys, chi flat iron, north face jackets, longchamp, valentino shoes, instyler ionic styler, celine handbags, ralph lauren uk, nike air huarache, wedding dresses, soccer shoes, jimmy choo shoes, iphone case, air max, nike free, bottega veneta, abercrombie and fitch, nike air max, baseball bats, ferragamo shoes, nike roshe, nfl jerseys, reebok shoes, insanity workout, lululemon outlet, giuseppe zanotti, beats headphones, hollister, mac cosmetics, mcm handbags, nike roshe, hollister clothing store, birkin bag, north face jackets, herve leger

ninest123 Ninest said...

sac louis vuitton, louis vuitton pas cher, air max, ugg, replica watches, hollister canada, toms outlet, michael kors outlet, ugg boots, coach outlet, converse shoes, converse, doke gabbana outlet, ray ban, thomas sabo uk, oakley, louboutin, timberland boots, ugg, wedding dress, louis vuitton canada, sac lancel, michael kors handbags, gucci, karen millen, michael kors outlet online, vans, pandora charms, ralph lauren, ugg soldes, pandora uk, juicy couture outlet, swarovski jewelry, marc jacobs handbags, juicy couture, uggs canada, pandora jewelry, swarovski uk, louis vuitton, abercrombie, louis vuitton uk, links of london uk, montre femme, supra shoes
ninest123 08.27

Post a Comment