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So You Know: Cookie Monster's Famous Sugar Cookie Dough Recipe

So You Know: Cookie Monster's Famous Sugar Cookie Dough Recipe
We all know Cookie Monster loves to eat cookies, but it turns out he's quite the baker, too! Cookie Monster's famous cookie dough recipe first appeared in Big Bird's Busy Book, from the 1970's. If you like a bit of nostalgia mixed in with your sugar and eggs, this recipe is for you: If it's difficult to read the instructions above, here they are verbatim: Ingredients 3/4 cup unsalted butter or margarine, softened1 cup sugar2 eggs, slightly beaten1 teaspoon vanilla2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour1 teaspoon baking flour1 teaspoon salt Equipment Medium-sized mixing bowlMeasuring cup and spoonsA fork Instructions 1. Put 3/4 cup of butter or margarine (that's a stick and a half) into your mixing bowl. 2. There are no instructions for baking from this print, but a quick search for others' experiences with the recipe and recommendations say to roll out cookies 1/4 inch thick, sprinkle with sugar, and bake at 400 degrees. Have you ever made Cookie Monster's cookie dough recipe? (Images: 1.

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