Mrs. Claus' Cookbook - Rich Flavor Christmas Cookies

Rich Flavor Christmas Cookies

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From the kitchen of Dora Grimm

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Recipe Details

Bake Time:
10-12 minutes
Tags: Fun to make with kids, Good for parties/potlucks, Kid friendly


1 cup butter
1/2 cup sugar
1 egg, unbeaten
2 teaspoon vanilla
3 cups sifted flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/8 teaspoon salt


  1. When ready to bake, preheat oven to 350 degrees.

  2. Cream butter and sugar thoroughly. Add egg and vanilla. Mix well.

  3. Gradually stir in sifted dry ingredients until well blended.

  4. Chill if needed to make easier to handle.

  5. Roll small amounts of dough 1/8-inch thickness on a floured board.

  6. Shape with cookie cutters as desired.

  7. Bake on ungreased cookie sheet for about 10 to 12 minutes or until delicately browned.


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jhunter1865 says:

I increased the sugar to 3/4 cup, but this is a great recipe for cut-out sugar cookies. In fact, I have made Halloween and Easter cut-out cookies with this recipe, decorated with colored sugar and sprinkles!

12/5/2013 12:38:39 PM

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