I make my holiday cutout cookies ahead and freeze them without frosting. They keep better that way. Before a potluck, I thaw the cookies and frost them. They taste and look fresh-baked. —Jean M., Scandinavia, Wisconsin
These soft, cake-like cookies are especially satisfying because they're very low in fat," remarks Sarah Jane Hayes of Dilworth, Minnesota. "I modified an old recipe, and my husband and I like this version even better."