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Animal Cookies: Also known as Christmas Cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Josephine Lee
Added: Monday, September 12, 2005

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3/4 c sugar
1 c butter
1 egg
1/2 t salt
2 T sour cream
1 1/2 c flour
1 t vanilla

Frosting:
1 egg white
1 T water
powdered sugar to spread

Directions:
Directions:
Cream butter and sugar. Add egg. Mix well. Add water, vanilla, sour cream and flour. Mix well.
Refrigerate for several hours or overnight.
Roll out on lightly floured surface, cut with cutters.Cook on parchment paper until they start to brown around the edges.
Cool.
Mix the frosting and spread on cookies and decorate as desired.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
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Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
1 hour plus chilling time.
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Be sure your counter top is cold. Keep unused portion of the dough in refrigerator.

Half the fun is in decorating them, the old rule is decorate one, eat one, or break one, eat it!

 

 

 

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