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Christmas Cut Out Cookies Recipe

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Cookie Dough:
2 C Flour
tsp Baking Powder
tsp Baking Soda
tsp Salt
⅔ C Butter (10 T + 2 tsp)
1 C Sugar
1 Egg Beaten
2 T Milk
tsp Vanilla
tsp Lemon Extract

Frosting #1 (Mrs. Sawicki)
1 lb Confectioner's sugar (3 C)
⅛ tsp cream of tartar
3 Egg whites

Frosting #2:
2 C Confectioner's sugar
C Hot water
1 tsp Corn syrup
tsp vanilla

Frosting #3: (Mrs. Klunk)
2 C Confectioner's sugar
1 tsp Vanilla
pinch of Salt
1 T melted Butter
1 T Whipping Cream
Milk - enough to cream (1T and 3 tsp)

In a bowl combine flour, baking powder, salt and baking soda.

In another bowl (mixer), cream butter and sugar. Blend in egg, milk, vanilla and lemon.

Form into flat flat disks, wrap in wax paper and chill in refrigerator for at least an hour.

When ready to make cookies:Preheat oven to 375.

Lightly flour working surface and roll out dough. Cut into shapes. Bake on an ungreased cookie sheet 10-12 minutes.

Frosting 1:
Beat egg whites with cream of tartar until slightly stiff. Beat in confectioners sugar until spreading consistency. Icing will dry hard.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I always double this recipe at a minimum!




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