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Santa Face Cookies recipe

Recipe includes clever suggestions formaking whimiscal santa faces, such as pressing small pieces ofthe cookie dough through a garlic press to make a curly beard.

Recipe: Santa Face Cookies

1 cup butter, softened
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
2 tablespoons milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 cup currants, chopped
2 tablespoons cinnamon candies
1 teaspoon red food coloring
1/2 teaspoon unsweetened baking cocoa

  • Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C).
  • In a large bowl beat together butter,sugar and brown sugar until light and fluffy. Stir in milk andvanilla. Add flour and mix well. Cover and refrigerate for 1hour or until firm.
  • Divide dough into thirds and roll outone portion at a time on a lightly floured surface to 1/4-inchthick. Cut dough with a large, floured, Santa-shaped cookie cutterand place 1-inch apart on an ungreased cookie sheet.
  • Decorate Santas using currants for eyes,cinnamon candy for the nose and red food coloring painted onfor the hat and mouth. Make a paste of baking cocoa and waterfor the eyebrows. Press small pieces of the dough through a garlicpress to make a curly beard; press on to chin.
  • Bake cookies for 10 to 12 minutes, oruntil golden brown. Cool on the cookie sheets for 1 minute, thentransfer to a wire rack to cool completely.

    Makes 36 cookies.

    Episode 9 – Decorating Santa Cookies

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    This may look like a difficult cookie to master, but broken down into steps, Santa is actually a very manageable cookie, even for beginners.

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