These cookies get eaten up so fast during Christmas. They're so incredibly rich I only make them during the holiday season. I look forward to them every year. If I show up at a family gathering without them, they're asking for them. So now, I always make them.
In large bowl, mix all cookie ingredients until well mixed. Divide dough into 2 halves and cover with saran wrap. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours (overnight is preferred). On lightly floured surface, roll out dough, cut out cookies. Place 1 inch apart and bake for 6-10 minutes in 400 degree oven. Cool completely then frost according to your desired taste.