Traditional holiday cookies

Yield: 48 Servings

Measure Ingredient
1 cup Butter
½ cup Sugar
1 \N Egg; beaten
2 teaspoons Vanilla
3 cups Flour
½ teaspoon Baking powder
½ teaspoon Salt
2 cups Powdered sugar
2 tablespoons Water (approximately)
\N \N Food coloring


Preheat oven to 350ø. Cream sugar and butter until fluffy. Add the beaten egg and vanilla. Sift together flour, baking powder and salt. Stir into creamed mixture gradually. (You may use food processor for both steps.) Place mixture in refrigerator for at least 1 hour. Roll out and cut with your favorite cookie cutters. Bake for 10 minutes. Ice and decorate when cool. To make icing, mix together sugar and water. Divide into several small bowls and use different colors of food coloring. Yield: 4 dozen cookies.


From <Traditions:ATasteoftheGoodLife>, by the Little Rock (AR) Junior League. Downloaded from Glen's MM Recipe Archive, .

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