Christmas Cookie Cut Outs
|Sugar||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|All purpose flour||3 Cup (48 tbs), sifted|
|Baking powder||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Sugar glaze||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Tiny multicolored candies||3|
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.
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.