Christmas Cookie Cut Outs Recipe

Summary

CuisineCourse
MethodDish
SpecialityInterest Group

Ingredients

 Butter1⁄2 Pound
 Sugar1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Egg1
 Vanilla2 Teaspoon
 All purpose flour3 Cup (48 tbs), sifted
 Baking powder1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄8 Teaspoon
 Sugar glaze1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Colored sugar3
 Tiny multicolored candies3
 Silver dragees2

Directions

Cream the butter and sugar together until fluffy.
Beat in the egg and vanilla.
Sift together the flour, baking powder, and salt.
Stir into the butter mixture, blend well.
Chill thoroughly.
Roll out small portions of the dough at one time to slightly less than 1/8 inch thickness.
Cut with Christmas cookie cutters.
Place an inch apart on a lightly greased cookie sheet.
Bake at 350° for 10 to 12 minutes, or until delicately browned at the edges.
Remove to a rack to cool.
Frost the cookies with the Sugar Glaze, using a knife for spreading.
Before the glaze hardens, sprinkle with decorations as desired.
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