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What is your favorite Christmas Cookie?

What kind of cookie reminds you of home and says Christmas? Is there a cookie that you make every year for the holidays? If so share it and the recipe here......

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meegan26

Asked by meegan26 at 3:41 PM on Dec. 17, 2009 in Holidays

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  • Snickerdoodles
    Ingredients:
    1 cup shortening
    1 1/2 cups white sugar
    2 eggs
    2 3/4 cups sifted flour
    1 tsp baking soda
    2 tsp cream of tartar
    1/4 tsp salt
    2 Tbs white sugar
    2 tsp ground cinnamon

    Directions:
    Preheat oven to 400* F
    In a large bowl, mix together shortening and 1 1/2 cups sugar until smooth. Stir in the eggs one at a time, blending well after each. Combine flour, baking soda, cream of tartar and salt; stir into the batter until blended
    Roll dough into balls the size of small walnuts. Roll balls into mixture of 2 Tbs sugar and 2 tsp cinnamon. Place 2 inches abart on ungreased cookie sheet.
    Bake for 8-10 mins or until lightly browned, but still soft.
    meegan26

    Answer by meegan26 at 3:47 PM on Dec. 17, 2009

  • spritz cookies with a little dollop of raspberry jam.
    But_Mommie

    Answer by But_Mommie at 3:49 PM on Dec. 17, 2009

  • 1 ½ C real butter

    1 C sugar

    1 egg

    2 T milk

    1 t vanilla

    1.5 t almond extract

    3 ½ C flour

    1 t baking powder

    favorite jelly or jam

    Preheat oven to 375. Thoroughly cream butter and sugar. Add egg, milk, vanilla, and almond extract. Beat well. Stir together flour and baking powder. Gradually add to creamed mixture, mixing to make a smooth soft dough. Use a cookie gun or roll dough into a small 1″ balls and make and indention using your thumb or the end of a wooden spoon. Using a syringe or pastry bag pipe your favorite jelly or jam into the indention. Bake 8-10 minutes on an ungreased cookie sheet. Remove cookies from sheet and cool.

    Makes 7-8 dozen cookies.
    But_Mommie

    Answer by But_Mommie at 3:49 PM on Dec. 17, 2009

  • I don't think fudge counts as a cookie, so I'll have to say sugar cookies. I love decorating them! (Then eating them of course).
    EmilyCandy

    Answer by EmilyCandy at 6:38 PM on Dec. 17, 2009

  • shortbread half dipped in dark choc
    toola

    Answer by toola at 7:24 AM on Dec. 18, 2009

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