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Little Piggy Sugar Cookies

 Little Piggy Sugar Cookies
Dessert took shape with a platter of made-from-scratch Little Piggy Sugar Cookies. The dough can be mixed in a flash and is easy to roll and cut.
48 ServingsPrep: 15 min. + chilling Bake: 20 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 3-1/4 cups King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • Tinted frosting

Directions

  • In a large bowl, cream the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  • Beat in the eggs, milk and extract. Combine the flour and baking
  • powder; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well. Cover and
  • refrigerate for 2-3 hours or until easy to handle.
  • On a lightly floured surface, roll out dough to 1/8-in. thickness.
  • Cut out with a 3-in. pig-shaped cookie cutter dipped in flour. Place
  • 1 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets.
  • Bake at 375° for 7-9 minutes or until edges begin to brown.
  • Remove to wire racks to cool. Outline cutouts with tinted frosting.
  • Yield: about 4 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 76 calories, 3 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 17 mg cholesterol, 49 mg sodium,

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Little Piggy Sugar Cookies (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 11 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.