Cut-out cookies

Yield: 48 cookies

Measure Ingredient
1 cup Butter or margarine
1½ cup C and H Powdered Sugar unsifted
1 \N Egg
1 teaspoon Vanilla
2¼ cup All-purpose flour
1 teaspoon Baking powder

Soften butter and beat until creamy. Beat in sugar until smooth.

Add egg and vanilla; mix well. Stir in flour and baking powder until thoroughly mixed. Chill 2 to 3 hours. Roll dough thin on floured board. Cut into desired shapes. Bake on ungreased cookie sheet in 375-degree oven 8 to 10 minutes. To frost: Beat one egg white until foamy. Beat in ½ cup unsifted C and H Powdered Sugar. Tint with food coloring. Paint cookie with frosting BEFORE baking. Makes 4-dozen cut-out cookies.

Reprinted with permission from: Powdered Sugar Cookies from the C and H Sugar Kitchen by Jean Porter Electronic format by Karen Mintzias

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