Christmas Cookies

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Christmas Cookies

Christmas Cookies

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 12 minutes
Total Time: 27 minutes
Course: Dessert, Snacks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: butter cookies, christmas
Servings: 48

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3 large eggs yolks only
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract or lemon extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
  • 2 1/2 cups flour divided

Decorations

  • Colored sugar
  • Nuts
  • Candied cherries

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375°.
  • Cream butter and sugar thoroughly. Add well-beaten egg yolks and vanilla and almond extracts.
  • Mix in half the flour, then turn on a floured board and knead in the remaining half of the flour.
  • Roll out and cut with Christmas tree, star, snowman, etc. cookie cutters.
  • Place on greased baking sheet. and bake for 10 to 12 minutes (watch the cookies carefully).
  • Decorate with colored sugar, nuts and candied cherries.
  • Dough makes about 48 cookies, but can vary by type/size of cookie cutter and/or thickness of dough.

Notes

Nutritional values listed may vary from final results depending on actual measurements and brands used to prepare the recipe.
Nutrition Facts
Christmas Cookies
Serving Size
 
1 each
Amount per Serving
Calories
73
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
4
g
6
%
Saturated Fat
 
3
g
19
%
Trans Fat
 
1
g
Polyunsaturated Fat
 
1
g
Monounsaturated Fat
 
1
g
Cholesterol
 
22
mg
7
%
Sodium
 
34
mg
1
%
Potassium
 
9
mg
0
%
Carbohydrates
 
8
g
3
%
Fiber
 
1
g
4
%
Sugar
 
3
g
3
%
Protein
 
1
g
2
%
Vitamin A
 
134
mcg
15
%
Calcium
 
4
mg
0
%
Iron
 
1
mg
6
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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