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Perfect Sugar Cookies

Recipe photo courtesy of Lennart Weinbull

Classic sugar cookies take baking back to basics. But in their simplicity lies their perfection: It's hard to beat the delicate flavor of cookies with only the most elemental of ingredients. We veered from tradition a little by adding sour cream for softness and candied citrus for zest. This recipe appears in our cookbook "Martha Stewart's Cookie Perfection" (Clarkson Potter).

Source: Martha Stewart Living, September 2019
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Ingredients

Sugar Cookies

Lemon Glaze (Optional)

Lemon Glaze (optional)

Candied Citrus (Optional)

Candied Citrus (optional)

Directions

Cook's Notes

Recipe reprinted from Martha Stewart's Cookie Perfection: 100+ Recipes to Take Your Treats to the Next Level, From the Kitchens of Martha Stewart Living. Copyright © 2019 by Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc. Published by Clarkson Potter/Publishers, an imprint of Random House, a division of Penguin Random House LLC.

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