Butter cookie cutouts

Yield: 12 Servings

Measure Ingredient
3 cups Sifted white wheat flour
½ teaspoon Baking powder
½ cup Granulated white sugar
1 Egg-unbeaten
2 teaspoons Vanilla
⅛ teaspoon Salt
1 cup Butter
FROSTING
2 tablespoons Very hot water; (approximately)
2 cups Powdered sugar
Food coloring; optional

Heat oven to 350F. Sift flour, baking powder and salt together. Cream butter and sugar together thoroughly, add egg and vanilla. Beat until fluffy. Gradually stir in sifted dry ingredients until well-blended. Roll small amounts of dough ½ inch thick on a lightly floured board. Shape with cookie cutter. Bake on an ungreased cookie sheet at 350F until delicately browned. 10 to 12 minutes.

Frosting: Mix together ingredients, add food coloring if desired and sprinkle with sugar decorations.

Recipe by Mangia!

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