Saturday, August 23, 2008

Cut Out Cookies and Frosting

Cut Out Cookies from Christy
These are perfect for Christmas!
2 1/2 cups flour
1 tsp. baking powder
1 cup sugar
2 tblsp. orange juice
1 cup butter, softened
1 tblsp.vanilla
1 egg, beaten
2 cups confectioners' sugar
1/4 cup butter, softened
2 Tblsp. milk
1 tsp vanilla
3 drops food coloring (optional)
Combine all dough ingredients and beat at low speed, scraping sides of bowl often until well mixed (1-2 minutes). Cover and chill for 2-3 hours or until dough is firm enough to roll out. On a floured surface, roll small portions of the dough to 1/4 inch thickness. Cut with cookie cutters and bake at 400 degrees for 6 to 10 minutes or until sides are light brown.Combine all frosting ingredients and beat at low speed until fluffy. Frost and decorate cooled cookies.

1 comment:

Trailboss said...

All of your recipes look so good!