Tuesday, December 4, 2007

Cookie # 5

Grab the kids and your favorite Christmas cookie cutters...share some with the neighbors.
Soft Sugar Cookies
1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
1 cup butter, softened
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 teaspoon almond extract
1 egg
2 1/2 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon cream of tartar

Mix powdered sugar, butter, vanilla, almond extract, and egg. Stir in remaining ingredients except granulated sugar. Cover and refrigerate at least 3 hours.

Heat oven to 375. Divide dough into halves. Roll each half 3/16 inch thick on lightly floured cloth covered board. Cut into desired shapes with cookie cutters. Place on lightly greased cookie sheet.

Bake 7 to 8 minutes and edges are light brown.


Dani said...

Ooooh....cream of tartar. I'm going to like this recipe! And powdered sugar?! Mmmmmmmmmm.

jeny said...

You are always baking!! How do you stay skinny with all those cookies around? The cookies look YUMMY!

brieanne. said...

so what's your favorite frosting to go with these???? think I'll try these instead of our usual this year! thanks!

Jennie Minor said...

love the sugar cookies! Thanks!