Cutout Sugar Cookies

With hundreds of cookie cutter designs to choose from and just as many colors, you can make anything your heart desires.  Keep it simple and just ice and use sprinkles to decorate, or get creative and use multiple colors.   Halloween is coming up ~ time to make cookies for the kids!
Cream:
1/2 cup Butter
1 cup Sugar
 
Add:
2 Eggs
 
Combine and add:
2  3/4 cup AP Flour
1/2 tsp. Baking Soda
1/2 tsp. Salt
1  1/2 tsp. Vanilla Extract

Chill.  Roll out to 1/2″ thick.  Cut with desired cookie cutter shapes.  Bake on cookie sheet in 350 degree oven for 8-10 minutes.

ICING:
Place in mixing and whip at high speed:
2 cups Powdered Sugar
1 Tabl. Dry Egg White Powder (found in baking aisle of grocery store)
1/4 cup Water
1/2 tsp. Vanilla Extract

Add more water as needed to make spreading consistency.  Icing can be colored with food colors.  Ice cool cookies.  Allow the icing to dry completely.

Tip:  If you are doing more than one color on each cookie, allow to completely dry before adding the next color.

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About bakingway

Baker/Pastry Chef for over 25 years.

Posted on October 23, 2010, in Cookies and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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