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White Velvet Cutouts Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Lois and Howard Wiedenhoeft
Added: Monday, March 19, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 cups butter softened,
1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese softened,
2 cups sugar,
2 egg yolks,
1 teaspoon vanilla extract,
4-1/2 cups all-purpose flour

Butter Cream Frosting:
3-1/2 cups confectioners’ sugar divided,
3 tablespoons butter softened,
1 tablespoon shortening,
½ teaspoon vanilla extract,
3 to 4 tablespoons milk divided,
Red and/or green food coloring optional

Directions:
Directions:
In a mixing bowl, cream butter and cream cheese until light and fluffy. Add sugar, egg yolks and vanilla; mix well. Gradually add flour. Cover and chill 2 hours or until firm. Roll out on a floured surface to ¼-in. thickness. Cut into 3-in. shapes; place 1 in. apart on greased baking sheets. Bake at 350º for 10-12 minutes or until set (not browned). Cool 5 minutes; remove to wire racks to cool. For frosting, combine 1-1/2 cups sugar, butter, shortening, vanilla and 3 tablespoons milk in a mixing bowl; beat until smooth. Gradually add remaining sugar; beat until light and fluffy, about 3 minutes. Add enough remaining milk and food coloring until frosting reaches desired consistency. Frost cookies.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
Yield: about 7 dozen.

 

 

 

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