Christmas Cut-out Cookies

3
Carol Junkins

By
@CarolAJ

Been using this recipe for my Christmas cookies for many, many years ! It is the easiest dough to work with and the taste is the best of all the cut-out-cookies I have ever tested.
My husband , daughters and I get together every year and enjoy decorating these cookies.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
6 dozen depending on size and shape of cookie
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
5 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1 c
    (2 sticks) of butter
  • 1 1/2 c
    sifted confectioners sugar
  • 1
    egg
  • 1 tsp
    pure vanilla extract
  • 2 1/2 c
    sifted all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
    cream of tartar
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt

How to Make Christmas Cut-out Cookies

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 400Df
    Cream butter thoroughly. Add sugar gradually and continue beating until mixture is light and fluffly. Beat in egg and vanilla. sift together dry ingredients. Gradually add to cream mixture and mix to thoroughly blended. Roll dough to 1/8" on floured surface use cookie cutter to desired shapes.
    Bake 6-8 Minutes ~ yields about 6 dozen (depending on size of the cut-outs you use)
  2. Note: I like to put the dough in the refrigerator for 15-30 minutes so it is easier to roll out.
    Use colored conf. sugar and sprinkles or jimmies to decorate.

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About Christmas Cut-out Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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