Christmas Cut-out Cookies
My husband , daughters and I get together every year and enjoy decorating these cookies.
1 c(2 sticks) of butter
1 1/2 csifted confectioners sugar
1 tsppure vanilla extract
2 1/2 csifted all purpose flour
1 tspbaking soda
1 tspcream of tartar
How to Make Christmas Cut-out Cookies
- 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)
- 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.