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I had some free time this weekend, so I decided to make some basic vanilla sugar cookies! This recipe is from Laura in the Kitchen!

YOU WILL NEED:

– 1 ¾ cups of All Purpose Flour
– ½ tsp of Baking Powder
– ½ tsp of Salt
– ¼ tsp of Baking Soda
– 1 cup of Unsalted Butter (softened at room temperature)
– 1 cup of Caster Sugar
– 1 Egg
– ½ tsp of Vanilla Extract
– ½ cup of Granulated Sugar to coat the cookies

1. PREHEAT THE OVEN

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Preheat the oven to 180°C (350°F & Gas Mark 4).

2. LINE BAKING TRAYS

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Line two baking trays with greaseproof paper.

3. CREAM THE BUTTER, SUGAR, VANILLA EXTRACT EGG TOGETHER

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Mix the butter, sugar, vanilla and egg together until they’re well combined.

4. ADD THE DRY INGREDIENTS

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Mix everything together until a sticky dough forms.

5. COAT IN SUGAR

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Using an ice cream scoop or tablespoon, form the cookies and coat in granulated sugar.

6. BAKE

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Place the cookies onto a lined baking sheet and bake for 18-20 minutes, making sure to turn them around at 9-10 minutes.

7. LEAVE TO COOL

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Make sure you leave the cookies to cool before eating, as you could burn.

8. ENJOY!

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Eat alone or decorate with your favourite icing recipe!

Please let me know if you enjoyed this post, and I’ll continue to make similar ones in the future!

– thetechnicolourllama

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Questions concept

Here are another 10 Random Questions!

1. Have you ever tried lucid dreaming? If not, would you like to?

– No, and yes I would!

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2.  What do you put on hotdogs?

– Ketchup and a little bit of mustard.

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3. Do you have a Snuggie?

– No

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4. Are you allergic to anything?

– Cats and Pollen

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5.  Do you cross out your mistakes or erase/tipp-ex them?

– Erase them

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6. Do you pause movies/TV shows if you have to go to the bathroom or the kitchen, or do you just let them keep playing?

– If it’s a movie or a tv show I’m interested in, then I’ll pause it. If it’s just a random tv show, I’ll let it keep playing.

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7. Do you check your computer’s dictionary for the definition of words you’d otherwise feel confident about using during in-person interactions?

– All of the time!

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8. Have you ever walked out of a movie at the theatre?

– No

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9. Do you get motion sickness?

– Yes, really badly!

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10. Can you walk well in high heels?

– Not at all!

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– thetechnicolourllama


movie tag

I haven’t had time to do a DIY post this month, so here’s another tag post!

1. What is your favourite movie of all time?

– Either Lord Of The Rings – The Fellowship of The Ring or Jurassic Park

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2. What is your favourite scene from that movie?

– The Balrog Scene from LOTR and the Brachiosaurus Scene from Jurassic Park

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3. Who is your favourite actor/actress?

– Johnny Depp and Emma Watson

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4. What is your favourite tear jerker movie?

– Either Hachiko A Dog’s Story or Marley and Me

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5. What is your favourite animated movie?

– Either Bambi or My Neighbour Totoro

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6. Do you like horror movies?

– Not at all

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7. What is one movie you hate that everyone else loves?

– Ted

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8. What is your favourite movie genre?

– Either Fantasy or Science Fiction

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9. Who is your favourite movie duo?

– Frodo Baggins and Samwise Gamgee

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10. Who is your favourite director?

– Steven Spielberg

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– thetechnicolourllama


if you could tag

Here’s another tag post!

If you could…

1. Travel anywhere, where would it be?

– Japan!

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2. Bring anyone dead back to life, who would it be?

– Either Elvis or Freddie Mercury

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3. Be any animal for a day which would you be?

– A red panda!

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4. Get anything for free for the rest of your life what would it be?

– Sushi

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5. Be talented at anything instantly what would you choose?

– Playing piano

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6. Live in any fictional universe which would you choose?

– Either Middle-earth or Hundred Acre Wood

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7. Change one of your personality traits which would you choose?

– My anxiety

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8. Have any job in the world, which would you choose?

– Anything that involves animals!

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9. Meet anyone, who would it be?

– John and Hank Green

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10. Have any superpower what would it be?

– Invisibility!

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– thetechnicolourllama