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Christmas Cookie Cut Outs

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Ingredients
  Butter 1⁄2 Pound
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Egg 1
  Vanilla 2 Teaspoon
  All purpose flour 3 Cup (48 tbs), sifted
  Baking powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Sugar glaze 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Colored sugar 3
  Tiny multicolored candies 3
  Silver dragees 2
Directions

Cream the butter and sugar together until fluffy.
Beat in the egg and vanilla.
Sift together the flour, baking powder, and salt.
Stir into the butter mixture, blend well.
Chill thoroughly.
Roll out small portions of the dough at one time to slightly less than 1/8 inch thickness.
Cut with Christmas cookie cutters.
Place an inch apart on a lightly greased cookie sheet.
Bake at 350° for 10 to 12 minutes, or until delicately browned at the edges.
Remove to a rack to cool.
Frost the cookies with the Sugar Glaze, using a knife for spreading.
Before the glaze hardens, sprinkle with decorations as desired.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Occasion: 
Christmas
Interest: 
Party

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