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Grandma's Christmas Cookies  Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Kathie Hansen
Added: Tuesday, August 2, 2005

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 1/2 c. flour
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. cream of tartar
1/4 tsp. salt

1c.butter
1 1/2 c. powdered sugar
1 egg
1 tsp. vanilla


Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 400.
Stir together the first 4 ingredients (dry ingredients) and set aside. Cream butter and sugar. Add egg and vanilla. Beat well. Blend in dry ingredients.

Divide dough into 2 balls. Wrap in wax paper or put into separate ziplock bags. Refridgerate. until dough is stiff or longer (may be kept in refridgerator for several weeks.) Roll out ball of dough on pastry sheet that has been sprinkled with powdered sugar. Use cookie cutters to cut out cookies and decorate as desired. Bake for 5-6 minutes on ungreased cookie sheet. Receipe can be doubled to make four balls of dough.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
Makes approx. 3 dozen
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Kathie grew up making these cookies every Christmas season with her mom, Peggy. A tradition she continued with her own children. Nick, Matt, Chris and Rodica looked forward to making the cookies but enjoyed eating the dough the most!

 

 

 

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