Making cookie dough is not hard, depending on what cookie you are making. For instance, if you are making sugar cookies also known as butter cookies you can use the same measuring cup. You need 1 cup of flour, half a cup ofsugar and 3/4 cup of butter. Drip in some vanilla and mix. Cookie dough is made! Now if you decide to bake the cookies, do it at 350 degrees for 10 minutes.