National Sugar Cookie Day

National Sugar Cookie Day is July 9th, 2019. Sugar cookies are a staple for many parties and holidays including here at Hancock International College. If you’re an ESL student and haven’t tried one, we encourage you to try making some.  It’s a simple cookie that kids, adults love. International students certainly enjoy them too. Check out the following from a food blog and if you are interested check out the URL to see the actual recipe! says, “The Best Sugar Cookie Recipe is ultra light, ever so crispy around the edges, glistening with sugar crystals, and packed with a sweet vanilla-wheat flavor. These cookies put all other sugar cookies to shame.

There’s something spectacular about a simple, yet perfect, sugar cookie. Today I’m going to show you how to make sugar cookies that will make your head spin. I bake ‘The Best Sugar Cookie Recipe’ for holidays and parties regularly, and have used this recipe as a base for all sorts of sugar cookie variations.

I’ve been asked for The Best Sugar Cookie Recipe more times than I can count, always with a statement like, ‘These are just sugar cookies, right? OMGeeeeee. I’ve got to have the recipe.’

I found the base-recipe at least a decade ago in an old version of Cook’s Illustrated’s Best Recipe Cookbook. Over the years, I’ve tweaked it just a tad, so that now I have the absolute best sugar cookie recipe around.”

Check out the recipe using the following URL.

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Idiom of the Day

No half measures

Meaning: to do something only partially or without enough effort. Coming from the concept of halving a recipe by using half of the ingredients. For example, when you are cooking for two people, but the recipe serves four.

Example: No half measures. If you’re going to do it then do it 100%.