Chewy Sugar Cookies
 
 
About 24 cookies
Ingredients
  • 2¼ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1½ cups sugar, plus ⅓ cup for rolling
  • 2 ounces cream cheese, softened and cut into 8 pieces
  • 6 T unsalted butter, melted and still warm
  • ⅓ cup vegetable oil
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 T whole milk
  • 2 tsp vanilla
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line two cookie sheets with parchment paper.
  2. Whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.
  3. Place 1½ cups sugar and cream cheese in a large bowl.
  4. Place remaining ⅓ cup sugar in a shallow dish and set aside.
  5. Pour warm butter over sugar and cream cheese and whisk to combine.
  6. Whisk in oil until incorporated.
  7. Add egg, milk and vanilla; whisk until smooth.
  8. Add flour mixture and mix with a rubber spatula until a soft, homogeneous dough forms.
  9. Roll dough into 2 T balls. Roll balls in sugar and place on prepared baking sheets.
  10. Using bottom of greased cup, flatten dough balls to 2 inches in diameter.
  11. Sprinkle tops of cookies evenly with sugar.
  12. Bake 11-13 minutes or until edges are set and beginning to brown.
  13. Let cookies cool on sheets for 5 minutes and then transfer to wire rack and let cool to room temperature before serving.
Recipe by Bakeitorium at http://www.bakeitorium.com/chewy-sugar-cookies/