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Decorated Christmas Cutout Cookies Recipe
Decorated Christmas Cutout Cookies Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Decorated Christmas Cutout Cookies Recipe

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Rich, buttery cookies like these never last long at a party. I use seasonal cutters to celebrate the holidays tastefully. —Lynn Burgess, Rolla, Missouri
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling Bake: 10 min./batch + cooling
MAKES:72 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling Bake: 10 min./batch + cooling
MAKES: 72 servings

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Tinted frostings, colored sugars, edible glitter and nonpareils

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 47 calories, 2 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 11 mg cholesterol, 43 mg sodium, 6 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs and vanilla. Combine the flour, baking powder and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well. Refrigerate for 1 hour or until firm.
  2. On a lightly floured surface, roll out dough to 1/4-in. thickness. Cut out with Christmas cookie cutters of your choice. Using a floured spatula, transfer cookies to greased baking sheets.
  3. Bake at 375° for 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool completely on wire racks.
  4. Decorate cookies with frosting, sugars and candies. Yield: 6-7 dozen (2-1/2-inch cookies).
Originally published as Decorated Christmas Cutout Cookies in Taste of Home Christmas Cookies & Candies 2007, p27

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 47 calories, 2 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 11 mg cholesterol, 43 mg sodium, 6 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.

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Reviewed Dec. 23, 2013

Beautiful dough and rolled out nice.

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Reviewed Dec. 18, 2013

Easy

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Reviewed Dec. 23, 2012

Simple and tasty!

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Reviewed Dec. 22, 2012

Excellent and the dough is easy to work with.

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Reviewed Dec. 10, 2012

The best sugar/butter cookies ever. I'm usually impartial to these types of cookies but these ones are fantastic. They won't last long!

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