Old Fashion Sugar Cookies

Old Fashion Sugar Cookies at thebensonstreet.com

One thing I loved as a kid was decorating sugar cookies. It was always fun to get to frost and add my own touch to my cookies. It is an edible form of art. Especially perfect for children. Old fashion sugar cookies are a perfect holiday tradition. Make them any time between Thanksgiving and Christmas. Grab the frosting, food coloring and sprinkles!

Yummy Sugar Cookie Recipe at thebensonstreet.com

The other great thing about sugar cookies is that you can cut out any shape you like. Keep it simple with circles, or get exciting with snowflakes, trees, stars, reindeer, etc. Be sure to use color coordinating frosting with your sugar cookies. For trees do green, add a yellow star on the top and even some red bulbs or garland would be fun. Plus, don’t forget the sprinkles. Use all types and colors for a wide variety in how all your cookies turn out.

Old Fashion Sugar Cookie Recipe at thebensonstreet.com

Grab the kids and get baking this yummy old fashion inspired sugar cookie recipe.

Old Fashion Sugar Cookies

A cut out sugar cookie recipe.
Prep Time1 hour 30 minutes
Cook Time50 minutes
Total Time2 hours 30 minutes



  • 3/4 cup margarine
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • dash of salt


  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 teaspoon margarine
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • milk



  • Mix well margarine, sugar, eggs and vanilla.
  • Stir in flour, baking powder and salt.
  • Chill dough at least one hour.
  • Roll out dough on floured surface and cut out with cookie cutters.
  • Bake on greased cookie sheet at 400 degrees for 8 to 10 minutes or until edges just begin to brown.


  • Mix all ingredients together.
  • Add a little milk.
  • Beat until smooth.


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I’m Emily, a mom and wife with a passion for crafting, celebrating holidays, and creating memorable moments. From Idaho to the world, The Benson Street is a treasure trove of easy, fun DIY projects, delightful printables, and delicious recipes. With over a decade of experience in blogging and a love for all things seasonal, I’m here to share my tips, ideas, and occasional mishaps. Join me in adding a dash of joy and creativity to every day! Read more…

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