Rolled Cookies Evin's Decorated Sugar Cookies

Posted by: Pj 11-07-99 9:41 PM

Evin’s Decorated Sugar Cookies

* Exported from MasterCook *

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Serving Size : 1 Preparation Time :0:00
Categories : Cookies

Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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1 1/2 cups butter -- at room temperature
1 cup sugar
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon almond extract
4 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
confectioner's sugar
all-purpose flour

4 cups confectioner's sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon almond extract -- optional
2 tablespoons melted butter
4 tablespoons milk*
Food coloring

Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

In large bowl, cream together butter and sugar until light and fluffy.

Beat in egg, vanilla and almond extracts.

Sift flour with baking powder and add gradually to creamed mixture, beating well after each addition.

Beat until smooth. Do not chill.

Roll out to 1/4-inch thick on board which has been dusted with a mixture of 3 parts confectioners' sugar to 1 part flour.

Cut with cookie cutters into desired shapes, then place on ungreased cookie sheets.

Bake 8-10 minutes. Allow cookies to cool before frosting.

Yield: 4 dozen

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