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Favorite Butter Cookies Recipe
|Granulated sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|All purpose flour||2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)|
|Baking powder||1 Teaspoon|
|Orange juice||2 Tablespoon|
|Powdered sugar||4 Cup (64 tbs)|
|Sweet cream butter||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), softened|
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 4870 Calories from Fat 890
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 101 g155.8%
Saturated Fat 60.9 g304.7%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 459.4 mg
Sodium 508.5 mg21.2%
Total Carbohydrates 948 g315.9%
Dietary Fiber 8.5 g34%
Sugars 691.4 g
Protein 42 g83.4%
Vitamin A 63.5% Vitamin C 25%
Calcium 54.3% Iron 89.5%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
Add egg; beat until light and fluffy.
Add flour, baking powder, orange juice and vanilla; beat until well mixed.
Cover; refrigerate until firm, 2 to 3 hours.
Roll out dough, half at a time, 1/4 inch thick on well-floured surface.
Cut out with holiday cookie cutters.
Place 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheets.
Bake in preheated 400°F oven 6 to 10 minutes or until edges are lightly browned.
Remove to wire racks to cool completely.
To prepare Frosting: In medium bowl, combine all frosting ingredients except food coloring and decorations; beat until fluffy.
If desired, divide frosting into small bowls and tint with food coloring.
Frost cookies and decorate with colored sugars, coconut and candies.