Drop Sugar Cookie Dough

Ingredients

IngredientPoundsOuncesGramsBaker’s Percentage
Flour, bread 825050
Flour, cake 825050
Salt 0.2581.6
Baking soda 0.2581.6
Shortening, all-purpose 1341082
Sugar, regular granulated 18565113
Eggs 618537
Total35.51,676335.2

Method

Method of Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. Allow all ingredients to come to room temperature (temperature of ingredients is important for consistent results).
  3. Blend flour, salt, and baking soda thoroughly by sifting together three times onto parchment paper.
  4. Combine shortening and sugar in mixing bowl and mix on low for 1 minute. Stop and scrape bowl as needed.
  5. Cream shortening-sugar mixture on medium for 2 minutes. Stop and scrape bowl.
  6. Add eggs slowly while mixing on low for 30 seconds. Stop and scrape bowl.
  7. Add flour to shortening-sugar-egg mixture and mix on low for 1 minute. Stop and scrape bowl.