Baking sugar cookies cut into whimsicalfigures and decorating them is an annual holiday tradition inmany homes. In my own, family and friends have been known togather in the kitchen wearing funny elf hats to bake and decoratescores of cookies for Christmastime eating and gifting! Eventhe younger ones get in on the act and are assigned to the ‘sprinklespatrol’.
Another delicious recipe from our Family-FavoriteRecipes Collection.
Recipe: Holiday Fun SugarCookies
Cookie Dough:2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour1 teaspoon baking soda1 teaspoon cream of tartar1 cup butter, softened1 1/2 cups powdered sugar1 teaspoon vanilla extract1/2 teaspoon almond extract1 large eggThin Icing:2 cups powdered sugar, sifted1/4 cup 2% milk1/4 teaspoon vanilla extractFood coloring (optional)Assorted cake/cookie sprinklesPastry brush for spreading icing on cookies
Makes 4 dozen or 48 cookies.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1cookie with icing): 61.0 calories; 58% calories from fat; 4.0gtotal fat; 14.7mg cholesterol; 55.6mg sodium; 21.9mg potassium;5.3g carbohydrates; 0.2g fiber; 0.3g sugar; 5.1g net carbs; 0.9gprotein.
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