Holiday baking recipes, Part 1: sugar cookies

I decided to bake a holiday cookies and could not decide what of the cookies I would like to bake today: sugar cookies or sugar-free cookies. As a result, I made both of them.

Easy to make cookies with sugar and raisin
 basic sugar cookie recipe

Simple sugar-free cookies with salt (great healthy snack for everyone,)
Healthy snack ideas

All of this cookies was so delicious and easy to make, and I will be happy to share cookie recipes.

Sugar cookie recipe:

For 15 pieces (appr. 250 g) you will need following ingredient:
1 full cup of all purpose flour (king arthur flour for example)
150 g of margarine or butter, softened
1 egg
1/4 tea spoon of baking soda
2-3 spoon of sugar (or you can put more, if you want sweet cookies)
half lime or lemon
25 g of raisin

Make sure you butter is soft and cream it together with sugar. Add soda to a cup of flour and mixed them with folk. Add eggs and flour to the butter, mix it add juice from lime and raisin. Mix it very well, if the dough is sticking to the hand, probably you need to add a bit more flour.
recipe for best softest sugar cookies

Roll rounded teaspoonfuls of dough into balls or you can use cookie cutters for a nice forms, and place onto ungreased cookie sheets. To make you cookies looks shiny you can cover the top of the cookies with raw egg and sprinkle with sugar.

Bake for a 15 minutes in a 250 degrees or until golden.

Enjoy your easy sugar cookies!
basic sugar cookie recipe

It should not taste too sweet, for cookies definitely should be melt-in-the-mouth cookies.