what are the ingredients for plain cookie dough?
ingredients for plain cookie dough
- Mild MindLv 79 years agoFavorite Answer
For a plain cookie make the basic dough and leave out the goodies.
1 stick margarine
1 cup shortening
2 cups white sugar
2 cups brown sugar, packed
4 eggs, beaten
2 teaspoon vanilla
2 teaspoons baking powder
2 teaspoon baking soda
4 cups flour
2 cups quick oats
2 cups Wheaties or any cereal you like
1 cup of any or all of the following: coconut, chopped nuts, raisins, candy bar pieces, chocolate chips, peanut butter or chopped dates.*
Cream margarine, shortening and sugars. Add eggs and vanilla; mix well. Add remaining ingredients.
Drop by Tablespoonfuls on lightly greased cookie sheet and bake at 350°F. for 10 - 15 minutes. Number of cookies depends on size.
*If raisins or chopped dates are used, coat each with 1 Tablespoon vegetable oil before adding to mix.
- shannon matthewsLv 49 years ago
You are looking for a basic butter cookie dough that is the basic dough for many cookie recipes.
You add other ingredients for other fancier recipes
Basic Butter Cookie Dough
3 cups (spooned and leveled) all-purpose flour
1 cup confectioners' sugar
1 cup (2 sticks) cold unsalted butter, cut in pieces
1/2 teaspoon salt
4 large egg yolks
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Egg wash, (optional): 1 large egg white, beaten with 2 teaspoons water
Decorating sugar and sprinkles, (optional)
Place flour, sugar, butter, and salt in the bowl of a food processor; process until mixture is the texture of coarse meal.
In a small bowl, lightly beat egg yolks and vanilla; with motor running, add to food processor. Process just until a dough forms.