Amish Church Cookies
This traditional Amish Church cookie recipe is made with simple ingredients but packed with deliciousness. This cookie is similar to a classic soft sugar cookie with a cakey texture. These cookies are bound to bring back nostalgic memories from your grandma's kitchen.
Amish Church Cookies are traditionally served on days of worship and are the perfect addition to any gathering. The kids love them and are great for decorating.
Don’t worry these cookies will be loved by everyone and be quickly devoured. If you love simple cookie recipes like this one, you will also love traditional Amish Sugar Cookies or Amish Butter Cookies. Also, check out this must-know Amish Snickerdoodle Cookie recipe.
What are other variations of Amish Church Cookies?
Try topping with your favorite sprinkles or icing. For a tangier cookie, try replacing milk with buttermilk which is also common in various Amish Church Cookie recipes. Feel free to add any of your favorite additions like chocolate chips, oats, or nuts for more variety.
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Amish Church Cookies
This chewy cakey Amish Church Cookie recipe is the perfect simple go-to recipe for the best simple sugar cookie. Great for large gatherings and can be easily decorated and made your own. Try adding a simple powdered sugar finish or with your favorite icing.
2 c. butter
4 c. brown sugar
2 tsp. vanilla
2 c. milk
8 1/4 c. flour
1/2 tsp. salt
2 tsp. baking soda
4 tsp. baking powder
Preheat the oven to 350°. Cream butter with sugar. Then add eggs and beat well.
Stir in milk and vanilla. Add dry ingredients and mix well.
Roll out dough to 1/4 inch and cut circles. Or make balls with the dough and flatten them with a floured spoon. Roll balls in powdered sugar if the dough won't form.
Powder with powdered sugar. Bake at 350 for 10-12 minutes. Increase bake time for crunchier cookies.
Bake time is determined by your preferences. For soft cakey cookies, bake for 12 minutes. For crispier cookies, bake for 14-16 minutes.
If your dough is hard to roll out, you can also make teaspoon size balls of dough and flatten them with a floured spoon.
Garnish with powdered sugar, icing, or sprinkles.
How to store Amish Church Cookies?
Store in a well-sealed container for 3-5 days. To freeze, place cooled cookies on a baking sheet and set them in the freezer for 30 minutes.
How to reheat frozen Amish Church Cookies?
Choose to thaw cookies or place them straight into the oven. Add 1-3 minutes to the baking time for frozen cookies.