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Bobbie Dickerson’s Classic No Fail Sugar Cookies

December 9, 2012 by Joyce Beverly  
Filed under Holiday Cookie Contest


Bobbie Dickerson’s beautiful and delicious Classic No Fail Sugar Cookies earned an honorable mention at the 2012 Holiday Cookie Contest sponsored by Peachtree City Farmer’s Market and Fayette Woman. Enjoy!

Classic No Fail Sugar Cookies


Classic No Fail Sugar Cookies

Bobbie Dickerson

6 cups flour

2 cups sugar

2 tsp. vanilla

2 cups butter

3 tsp baking powder

3 eggs

1 tsp. salt


Cream sugar and butter until fluffy, about 5 minutes. Add eggs and flavoring. Mix dry ingredients in separate bowl and add to butter mixture. Mix well.

Chill dough and roll out between two sheets of parchment paper and cut into desired shapes. Bake at 350º for 8 to 10 minutes. Cool and decorate as desired.


Royal Icing

Whisk 5 Tbsp. meringue powder with 3/4 cup warm water until frothy, about 30 seconds. Whisk in 1 tsp. cream of tartar. Add 2 pounds plus 1 cup powdered sugar and mix on lowest speed in mixer for 10 minutes. Thin to desired consistence for decorating purposes. May add 1 tsp. clear vanilla or almond flavoring.




About Joyce Beverly
I was local when local wasn't cool. After more than three decades as a community journalist, I've found my dream job as publisher of Fayette Woman.

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