Sunday, November 29, 2015


1 cup butter or margarine
1 cup sugar
1 large egg
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 teaspoons baking powder
2 3⁄4 cups flour

Cream butter and sugar.
Add egg and vanilla.
Mix all dry ingredients and add slowly to butter cream mixture until incorporated.
Roll out on lightly floured board to desired thickness.
Cutout 2-1/2" shapes and bake at 400 degrees for 7- 10 minutes.
Should be light in color with light browning on the edges.

Icing Recipe:
1 cup powdered sugar
2 teaspoons milk
2 teaspoons light corn syrup
1⁄4 teaspoon vanilla extract or 1⁄4 teaspoon almond extract
food coloring

Stir the powdered sugar and the milk until smooth.
Beat in corn syrup and vanilla until icing is smooth and glossy.
If it's too thick, add more corn syrup.
Divide icing into separate bowls and stir in food coloring as desired.
You can dip the cookies, paint them with a paint brush or spread them using a knife or the back of a spoon.

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