Monday, November 20, 2017

Sugar Cookies & Powdered Sugar Icing

'Tis the season to bake and decorate cookies! This is my favorite rolled cut-out sugar cookie recipe and powdered sugar icing. I especially love these sugar cookies because there are a few variations for them.

Sugar Cookies
Ingredients:
1 cup butter (2 sticks)
1 cup sugar
1 egg
1 tsp vanilla
2 tsp baking powder
3 cups flour

Cream butter then add sugar, egg, vanilla, baking powder, and then flour. Refrigerate dough. Roll cooled dough into 1/4" thick cut out shapes. Bake at 400 degrees for 6-7 minutes

Frost cooled cookies with powdered sugar icing
OR
Dip cooled cookies in melted white chocolate

**this recipe makes about 3 dozen cookies

Powdered Sugar Icing
Ingredients:
2 cups powdered sugar
1/2 cup crisco
1/2 cup butter
1 egg white
2 tsp milk
2 tsp flour
1 tsp vanilla

Beat together 1 cup of powdered sugar, crisco, and butter. Add egg white and beat. Add 1 more cup of powdered sugar then milk, flour, and vanilla and beat. Dye icing to desired color

Frost cookies, and sprinkles, and enjoy!!!

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