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Christmas Sugar Cookies

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Lillian

Community Member

“This is my family and my favorite Christmas dessert. Great cookies for Santa. I hope you like them”

Difficulty

Easy 👌
90
min.
Preparation
10
min.
Baking
60
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Pieces:-30+
1 cup butter (room temperature)
1 tsp vanilla extract
egg (room temperature)
1 cup sugar
½ tsp salt
2½ cups All purpose flour
¾ tsp baking powder
½ tsp Lemon extract
4 pinches flour (for sprinkling)

Utensils

  • hand mixer with beaters
  • Large mixing bowl
  • spatula
  • plastic wrap
  • oven
  • rolling pin
  • cookie cutter
  • baking pan
  • Cooling rack
  • Step 1/12

    In a large mixing bowl combine butter and sugar in till fluffy.
    • 1 cup butter (room temperature)
    • 1 cup sugar
    • hand mixer with beaters
    • Large mixing bowl

    In a large mixing bowl combine butter and sugar in till fluffy.

  • Step 2/12

    • egg (room temperature)
    • ½ tsp Lemon extract
    • 1 tsp vanilla extract
    • spatula

    Add the egg, vanilla extract and lemon extract

  • Step 3/12

    Add the baking powder and salt.
    • ½ tsp salt
    • ¾ tsp baking powder

    Add the baking powder and salt.

  • Step 4/12

    Slowly add in the flour. It should be a little sticky.
    • 2½ cups All purpose flour

    Slowly add in the flour. It should be a little sticky.

  • Step 5/12

    Split the dough in two. Wrap each half in plastic wrap, and let it chill in the fridge for it least one hour.
    • plastic wrap

    Split the dough in two. Wrap each half in plastic wrap, and let it chill in the fridge for it least one hour.

  • Step 6/12

    After the dough has chilled, preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
    • oven

    After the dough has chilled, preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

  • Step 7/12

    Take one half of the dough out. Sprinkle flour on the counter and roll the dough out. It should be a 1/4 inch thick.
    • 4 pinches flour (for sprinkling)
    • rolling pin

    Take one half of the dough out. Sprinkle flour on the counter and roll the dough out. It should be a 1/4 inch thick.

  • Step 8/12

    Cut out the shapes. Carefully put the shapes on the pans.
    • cookie cutter

    Cut out the shapes. Carefully put the shapes on the pans.

  • Step 9/12

    Bake the first set of cookies for 10 minutes.
    • baking pan

    Bake the first set of cookies for 10 minutes.

  • Step 10/12

    Take the other half of the dough out of the fridge and do the same thing.

    Take the other half of the dough out of the fridge and do the same thing.

  • Step 11/12

    Cool the cookies on the rack.
    • Cooling rack

    Cool the cookies on the rack.

  • Step 12/12

    Decorate as wanted!

    Decorate as wanted!

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