Christmas Cutout Cookies

Author: Canadian Living

Leave these cookies plain or frost them with white Decorator Icing, adding coloured sprinkles, silver shot or dragees.

  • Portion size 5 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 3 tablespoons orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons grated orange rind
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Method

In large bowl, cream together butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg, then orange juice and rind. Combine flour, baking powder and salt ; gradually blend into creamed mixture. Cover and refrigerate until chilled.

On lightly floured surface, roll out dough 1/8 inch (3 mm) thick. Cut into Christmas shapes and place on ungreased baking sheets. Bake in 375°F (190°C) oven for 8 minutes or until lightly browned. Let cool on wire racks.

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