Delicious soft sugar cookies that are easy to make and decorate.
Pre heat oven to 350 degrees.
Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.
Cream butter and sugar on medium speed using an electric mixer.
Add egg to mixture and beat on medium for about a minute.
Add vanilla extract and beat on medium until incorporated into mixture.
Sift together flour, salt, baking powder, and baking soda.
Add dry ingredients a little at a time to mixture, beating on medium between each addition.
Using a scoop or your hands, take about 2 TBS of the dough and roll into balls.
Place cookie dough balls on prepared pans.
Bake for 12-13 minutes. Oven temps vary, so check them at 10 minutes.
Allow to cool completely before decorating. Store in an air tight container for several days.