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Christmas Recipe: Cookie Cut-Outs

Sweet and tasty these cookies are sure to be a big hit with Santa on his big night but don't leave them all for Santa, share them with your family and friends too! This cookie recipe is a little more complicated than Oma's Christmas Cookies but the cookies taste just as good. Please make these cookies with adult supervision.

Christmas Recipe: Cookie Cut-Outs

What you need:

What you do:

  1. Beat butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Blend in eggs and vanilla. Mix well.
  2. In a separate bowl stir together flour, salt and baking soda.
  3. Add dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and mix until well blended.
  4. Chill for two hours.
  5. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
  6. Divide dough into quarters. Roll 1/4 on lightly floured surface until 1/8" thick.
  7. Dip cookie cutters in flour and press out cookies from the dough.
  8. Bake for 5 to 8 minutes until barely browned at edges.
  9. Allow cookies to cool.
  10. Decorate cookies by mixing together confectioners sugar and milk. Brush mixture on cookies and then apply sprinkles.

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