Easy Holiday Sugar Cookies

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated November/December 2017, America's Test Kitchen TV

Most roll-and-cut cookies force you to battle rock-hard dough and then rarely even taste good. We wanted it all: ease, good looks, and a crisp, buttery crumb.

SERVES Makes about forty 2 1/2-inch cookies

TIME 1¾ hours, plus 1½ hours chilling and 1½ hours drying

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WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

Our holiday roll-and-cut sugar cookies taste as great as they are easy to make. For a crisp and sturdy texture with no hint of graininess, we made superfine sugar by grinding granulated sugar briefly in the food processor, and we added smal...

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