Basic holiday cookies (#)

Yield: 30 Servings

Measure Ingredient
1¼ cup All-purpose flour
½ teaspoon Baking powder
¼ teaspoon Salt
3 tablespoons Unsalted butter
3 tablespoons Margarine
½ cup Granulated sugar
1 Egg
½ teaspoon Vanilla

Stir together flour, baking powder and salt on piece of waxed paper. Beat together butter, margarine and sugar in bowl until creamy. Beat in egg and vanilla until well blended. Stir in flour mixture. Shape into disks; wrap in plastic wrap; refrigerate several hours or overnight.

Heat oven to 350 F. Coat baking sheet with nonstick cooking spray. Roll out dough on lightly floured surface to ⅜" thickness. Cut into rounds with 2½" cookie cutter; reroll scraps. Place on prepared baking sheets, spacing 1 ½" apart. Bake in 350 F. oven for 10-12 minutes or untl lightly browned at edges. Remove cookies to wire rack to cool.

Makes 2 ½ dozen cookies. Prep Time: 20 minutes, Chill: Several hours, Bake: 350 F. for 10-12 minutes

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NOTES : (#) All recipes made with this basic dough are marked this way for ease of finding in cookbook. You can use any of the dough variations to make Basic Holiday Cookies. Roll out dough as in this recipe. Cut out cookies, using your favorite cookie cutters. Bake as directed.

Recipe by: Family Circle Magazine, 11-18-97 Posted to MC-Recipe Digest V1 #873 by Roberta Banghart <bobbi744@...> on Oct 28, 1997

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