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Christmas Cookies

Christmas Cookies

Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 12 minutes
Chill Time: 8 hours
Course: Dessert, Snacks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: christmas, cookie cut out, cookies, rolled
Servings: 36

Ingredients

  • 2 sticks butter softened
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 Pinch salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups confectioners’ sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 tablespoon sour milk see Note
  • 3 1/2 cups cake flour

Instructions

  • In a large bowl, combine all ingredients; mix well. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
  • Preheat oven to 375°F.
  • On a lightly floured work surface, use a rolling pin to roll dough to 1/4-inch thickness. Using cookie cutters, cut out cookies and place on ungreased baking sheets.
  • Bake 10 to 12 minutes, or until golden around edges. Remove to a wire rack to cool completely.
  • Once cool, decorate with your favorite icing.

Notes

To make sour milk, stir together 1 cup milk with either 1 teaspoon vinegar or lemon juice. Let mixture sit 10 to 15 minutes. The milk should begin to curdle slightly. You now have sour milk for your baking needs!
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
119
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
6
g
9
%
Saturated Fat
 
3
g
19
%
Trans Fat
 
1
g
Polyunsaturated Fat
 
1
g
Monounsaturated Fat
 
1
g
Cholesterol
 
24
mg
8
%
Sodium
 
81
mg
4
%
Potassium
 
18
mg
1
%
Carbohydrates
 
16
g
5
%
Fiber
 
1
g
4
%
Sugar
 
7
g
8
%
Protein
 
2
g
4
%
Vitamin A
 
173
mcg
19
%
Calcium
 
5
mg
1
%
Iron
 
1
mg
6
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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