Christmas Cookie Recipes: Sugar Cookies and Frosting

cutting out cookiesCandy canes, Christmas trees, stockings that look so good to eat…today’s recipe is a classic holiday tradition for many folks – making and decorating cutout cookies. Whether you like to intricately decorate each cookie or just like to pile on the frosting (like someone in my family), this is a sweet activity to put you in the Christmas spirit.

So, gather up your favorite cookie cutters and give this sugar cookie and frosting recipe a try.

Sugar Cookies
By Toni Hess (from Lehman’s Sapphire Cookbook Collection)

Ingredients:

  • 3/4 C. shortening
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 1/2 C. flour
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 C. sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 tsp. baking powder

Mix shortening, sugar, eggs and vanilla until creamy. Add flour, baking powder and salt. Mix well. Chill 1 hour. Heat oven to 375°F. Divide dough in half and roll on lightly floured board. Cut into shapes. Bake until they are light brown, 7 to 8 minutes. Makes about 4 dozen cookies.

Christmas Cookie Frosting
By Toni Hess (from Lehman’s Sapphire Cookbook Collection)

Ingredients:

  • 3/4 C. Crisco
  • 1/4 C. water
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 lb. powdered sugar
  • Dash of salt

Mix 1/2 pound sugar and Crisco. Add remaining ingredients.

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