Joyful Cutout Cookies Recipe
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Joyful Cutout Cookies Recipe

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Spell out season’s greetings with a flurry of these simple but elegant cookies. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
MAKES:
18 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 30 min. Bake: 10 min./batch + cooling
MAKES:
18 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 30 min. Bake: 10 min./batch + cooling

Ingredients

  • 1 package (17-1/2 ounces) sugar cookie mix
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • Dash ground cloves
  • 1/3 cup butter, softened
  • 1 egg
  • ICING:
  • 4 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 6 tablespoons 2% milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
  • Food coloring of your choice
  • Snowflake sprinkles, edible glitter and unsweetened coconut flakes

Directions

In a large bowl, combine the cookie mix, flour, cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves. Add butter and egg; mix well.
On a lightly floured surface, roll dough to 1/4-in. thickness. Cut with floured 3-in. stocking-, wreath- and angel-shaped cookie cutters.
Place 1 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 375° for 7-9 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool completely.
In large bowl, whisk the confectioners' sugar, milk and extract. Tint as desired with food coloring; spread over cookies. Decorate as desired with sprinkles, glitter and coconut. Let stand until set. Store in an airtight container. Yield: 1-1/2 dozen.
Editor's Note: Snowflake sprinkles and edible glitter are available from Wilton Industries. Call 1-800/794-5866 or visit www.wilton.com.
Originally published as Joyful Cutout Cookies in Simple & Delicious December/January 2011, p86

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 260 calories, 7g fat (3g saturated fat), 21mg cholesterol, 95mg sodium, 49g carbohydrate (38g sugars, 0 fiber), 2g protein.

  • 1 package (17-1/2 ounces) sugar cookie mix
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • Dash ground cloves
  • 1/3 cup butter, softened
  • 1 egg
  • ICING:
  • 4 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 6 tablespoons 2% milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
  • Food coloring of your choice
  • Snowflake sprinkles, edible glitter and unsweetened coconut flakes
  1. In a large bowl, combine the cookie mix, flour, cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves. Add butter and egg; mix well.
  2. On a lightly floured surface, roll dough to 1/4-in. thickness. Cut with floured 3-in. stocking-, wreath- and angel-shaped cookie cutters.
  3. Place 1 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 375° for 7-9 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool completely.
  4. In large bowl, whisk the confectioners' sugar, milk and extract. Tint as desired with food coloring; spread over cookies. Decorate as desired with sprinkles, glitter and coconut. Let stand until set. Store in an airtight container. Yield: 1-1/2 dozen.
Editor's Note: Snowflake sprinkles and edible glitter are available from Wilton Industries. Call 1-800/794-5866 or visit www.wilton.com.
Originally published as Joyful Cutout Cookies in Simple & Delicious December/January 2011, p86

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