Eco Tutorial: Cookies!

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This Valentines Day you can be sweet as well as green by baking your own treats for that someone special.
Baking your own treats means that you can ensure quality, healthy ingredients, reduces packaging waste and it also gives your gift that touch of something extra special!

Here’s a fab recipe for delicious sugar cookies from AllRecipes.com

Bet you can’t stay out of them!

The Best Rolled Sugar Cookies

INGREDIENTS (Nutrition)
1 1/2 cups butter, softened
2 cups white sugar
4 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
5 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt

DIRECTIONS
In a large bowl, cream together butter and sugar until smooth. Beat in eggs and vanilla. Stir in the flour, baking powder, and salt. Cover, and chill dough for at least one hour (or overnight).
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Roll out dough on floured surface 1/4 to 1/2 inch thick. Cut into shapes with any cookie cutter. Place cookies 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheets.
Bake 6 to 8 minutes in preheated oven. Cool completely.

Cheers,
Simone