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Cookie Cutter Recipe
From Dorothy McNett's Recipe Book at www.dorothymcnett.com as presented by Louise Sciutto for our holiday cookie class, 1999.
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup butter, softened
1 tablespoon milk
2 teaspoons vanilla or 2 drops of flavoring oils, such as eggnog
2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
Cream the sugar and butter in a large mixing bowl using
an electric mixer. Beat until light and fluffy. Beat in egg,
milk, and flavoring until combined. Combine the dry
ingredients, then add slowly to creamed mixture. Mix
until combined. Cover and refrigerate for approximately
half an hour. Roll out dough on lightly floured surface
to a 1/8 inch thickness. Cut out desired shapes.
Place cookies on baking sheet.
Bake at 375 until lightly browned - 8-12 minutes.
Decorate with frosting, sugar sprinkles, luster dust, or
Recipe created 1999-11-05.
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