Mrs. Claus' Cookbook - Melt in Your Mouth Cutout Sugar Cookies

Melt in Your Mouth Cutout Sugar Cookies

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From the kitchen of Bernie Ann

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Recipe Details

Bake Time:
7-10 minutes
Tags: Contains nuts, Fun to make with kids, Good for parties/potlucks, Kid friendly


1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
1 cup butter or margarine
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon almond extract
2 1/2 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon cream of tartar

2 tablespoons butter or margarine
1 egg white
pinch of salt
1 teaspoon almond extract
food coloring and sprinkles (optional)
2 cups powdered sugar


  1. When ready to bake, preheat oven to 350 degrees.

  2. Combine all ingredients. Mix well.

  3. Chill dough for 2 hours.

  4. Roll to desired thickness and use favorite cookie cutters.

  5. Bake for 7-10 minutes.


  1. Combine all ingredients.

  2. It is best to ice the cookies while they are still warm.


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Phoebez says:

These might be Santa's favorite, but nothing spectacular. They had a good taste but weren't "melt in your mouth." The cooler they got the more crispy they became. Everyone has an opinion and although they might be perfect for someone else, I won't be making them again.

12/29/2012 3:33:06 PM

12345qwert says:

if this is what mrs clause makes then santa must be well feed

12/17/2012 12:55:01 PM

kimdiaz707 says:

These are wonderful!!!!! Love them

11/20/2012 2:10:13 PM

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