When a group of German settles arrived in Pennsylvania in the 1700s, they happened to combine sugar, butter, eggs, vanilla and baking soda to create the sugar cookies we know today. Today is Sugar Cookie Day and we give you a list of cookies that help you unleash your inner child. The basic recipe is a classic, none-the-less, try these sugar cookies with modern twists.
A sprinkle of cinnamon and brown sugar turn the basic sugar cookies into heavenly cinnamon roll cookies.
Use the basic sugar cookies as a base and smear generous amounts of peanut butter and your favourite jam between them.
Use a cupcake mould and put a spoon of Nutella between two scoops of sugar cookie dough and bake.
Use soft brown sugar instead of the usual grainy, white sugar to attain a chewy cookie that will blow your mind.
The awesomeness and texture of a lemon bar in cookie form, coat the cookies in powdered sugar for that perfect mix of tang and sweet.
Let us know how your cookies turn out!