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a basic cookie recipe?

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can anyone share a basic cookie recipe that's not overpowering in flavor and takes to cookie cutters well? i want to use them to decorate a cake.

thanks in advance!

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  1. I like Alton Brown's sugar cookie recipe: http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/al...

    Also, stronger in flavor of course, but Gingerbread cookies are great for cookie cutters. http://www.kingarthurflour.com/recipe...

    1. Betty Crocker sugar cookie mix, I can't make it any better myself, so that's what I use.

      1. I have used this No Fail Sugar Cookie recipe many times with great success.

        http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/8236...