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christmas cookie reciept

I want to make cookies with my girls but I lost my roll out reciept so I am looking for a soft sugar cookie and or butter cookie reciept.

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Asked by Tdaycare6678 at 5:11 PM on Dec. 25, 2010 in Holidays

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  • 3 cups sifted all-purpose flour
    1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
    1/2 teaspoon salt
    1 cup white sugar
    1 cup butter (softened at room temperature)
    1 egg, lightly beaten (egg should be at room temperature)
    3 Tablespoons half-and-half
    2 teaspoons vanilla extract


    1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C) .

    2. Sift together all-purpose flour, baking powder, sugar and salt.

    3. Cut in butter and blend with a pastry blender until mixture is crumbly.

    4. With a fork, stir in lightly beaten egg, vanilla and half-and-half. Blend well with fork, then your hands to ensure thorough blending. Chill dough for one hour for easier rolling.

    ****If you are not rolling the dough, chill for 15 minutes then skip to step 6 for baking.

    5. On a floured surface, roll out dough to 1/4 inch thickness. Cut into shapes.

    6. Place on baking sheet

    Answer by liss05 at 5:15 PM on Dec. 25, 2010

  • Sugar Cookie Icing Recipe


    2 teaspoons milk
    1 cup confectioners' sugar
    2 teaspoons light corn syrup
    1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
    assorted food coloring colors


    1. In a small bowl, stir together the milk and confectioners sugar until smooth.

    2. Beat in corn syrup and the vanilla extract until icing is smooth and glossy. If the icing is too thick, add additinal corn syrup to thin slightly.

    3. Divide the icing into separate bowls, and add food colorings to each to the preferred color intensity. Paint the icing onto the cookies or pipe with decorator icing tubes and tips.

    4. Top with candy decorator balls, holiday sprinkles or any other festive design. Enjoy, these are as much fun to decorate as they are to eat!


    Answer by liss05 at 5:16 PM on Dec. 25, 2010

  • I found this recipe and it looks real simple and easy.  ThumbPrint Holiday Cookies


    Answer by musicmom08 at 5:49 PM on Dec. 25, 2010

  • liss5 how long do you bake the cookies that you cut out with cookie cutters?

    Comment by Tdaycare6678 (original poster) at 6:41 PM on Dec. 25, 2010

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