Brown Sugar Cookies
Author: inspired by Thoughts for Buffet
Prep time: 15 mins
Cook time: 12 mins
Total time: 27 mins
  • 16 tablespoons (2 sticks) unsalted butter
  • 2 cups light brown sugar
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1½ teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 4-6 tablespoons turbinado sugar
  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Line 3 baking sheets with parchment paper and set aside.
  2. Place butter and brown sugar into a large microwaveable bowl. Microwave until the butter is melted. Stir until completely blended. Set aside until cool, about 10-15 minutes.
  3. Add in eggs followed by vanilla. Lastly, blend in flour, baking powder and salt.
  4. Use a 1½ teaspoon cookie dough scoop to scoop the batter onto the prepared pans, leaving about 1½” between cookies as they will spread. Sprinkle tops with turbinado sugar.
  5. Bake at 350° for 10-12 minutes, rotating the pans top to bottom and front to back halfway through. Cool on pans.
The cook time is 10-12 minutes per batch.
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