Sugar cookies are a simple and fun cookie to make, but there are lots of ways to improve on a basic recipe. This Tasty video shares professional tips about how to make better sugar cookies, from adding cream cheese to your dough for a savory flavor to adding cream of tartar for a crisper cookie, to flowering the cookie cutters and keeping that dough cold.

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The second half of the video covers Sugar Cookie Icing 101. Find the cookie and royal icing recipes here.

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