A sugar cookie is such a simple, basic pleasure, don't you think? They're so wonderfully buttery and perfect for nibbling, and equally happy-making whether glazed with vibrant colors like these or sandwiched with creamy frosting.
When you find a recipe for a good one, you hold on tight. That's what we have here. This started out as Faith's favorite sugar cookie, then it appeared in The Kitchn Cookbook, and now it's become the go-to de facto cookie for all of us. Today, I'll tell you what makes this cookie so special and show you how to make it, one step at a time.