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No Spread Cutout Cookies

This no spread cutout sugar cookie recipe makes beautiful cookies that keep their shape with clean edges every time! Perfect for decorating!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time8 mins
Chilling Time1 hr
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Cutout Sugar Cookies
Servings: 36 cookies
Calories: 203kcal


  • 2 cups unsalted butter (454 grams)
  • 2 cups sugar (400 grams)
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp almond extract
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 6 1/2 cups all-purpose flour (780 grams)


  • Cream together butter and sugar for approximately 1-2 minutes.
  • Add in vanilla extract, almond extract, cornstarch, and eggs. Mix until combined.
  • In a separate bowl, combine salt and flour. Add flour mixture to sugar and butter mixture until combined.
  • Roll out cookie dough between two pieces of wax paper and chill in fridge for at least one hour.
  • When ready to bake, remove from fridge, cut out in desired shape, and bake on a parchment-lined baking sheet at 350 degrees for approximately 8 minutes.