Leo’s Classic Sugar Cookies

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Preparation info

  • Makes

    12

    Large or 24 Medium Cookies
    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

Blackbird Bakery Gluten-Free

Blackbird Bakery Gluten-Free

By Karen Morgan

Published 2010

  • About

I named these sugar cookies after my son because he’s the one who insisted that I make calaveras mexicanas, sugar cookies shaped like a skull and bones, for Halloween (they’re traditional in these parts for the Mexican Day of the Dead). Well, how can anyone refuse such a request? The beauty of these sugar cookies is that they actually hold their shape throughout the baking process. Some recipes survive through time for a reason: because they are unflinchingly satisfying and unapologe