Mrs. Claus' Cookbook - Soft Christmas Cookies

Soft Christmas Cookies

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From the kitchen of SamanthaRBlevins32

Soft cut out sugar cookie that i have used for years. I sprinkle with colored sugar before baking or you could also try icing them when cool

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Recipe Details

Prep Time:
Cook Time:
Total Time:
20 minutes
8 minutes
3 hour(s)
Tags: Fun to make with kids, Kid friendly

Ingredients

3 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup margarine,softened
1 1/2 cups white sugar
2 eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla extract

Directions

  1. Sift flour, baking powder, and salt together, set aside. In a large bowl, cream together the margarine and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the eggs one at a time, then stir in the vanilla. Gradually blend in the sifted ingredients until fully absorbed. Cover dough, and chill for 2 hours.

  2. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. (200 degrees C.) Grease cookie sheets. On a clean floured surface, roll out small portions of chilled dough to 1/4 inch thickness. Cut out shapes using cookie cutters.

  3. Bake 6 to 8 minutes in the preheated oven, or until edges are barely brown. Remove from cookie sheets to cool on wire racks

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