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Christmas Card Cookies

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Ingredients
  Packed brown sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), softened
  Egg 1
  All purpose flour 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Ground cinnamon 2 Teaspoon
  Ground nutmeg 1 Teaspoon
  Ground cloves 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Assorted colors 2 Tablespoon
Directions

Cream sugar and butter; add egg.
Beat till light and fluffy.
Stir flour with spices and baking soda; add to creamed mixture.
Mix well.
Cover; chill till firm,for about 2 hours.
For Giant Christmas Cards: For each cookie, roll 3/4 cup of the dough to 1/4-inch thickness directly on ungreased cookie sheet.
Shape or cut into desired form star, bell, circle, rectangle, or tree keeping 1/4 inch thick.
Remove and reroll excess dough.
Bake, one at a time in 350°F oven for about 12 minutes.
Cool 10 minutes; remove to rack to cool more.
Decorate as for Christmas cards, writing messages with decorator icing in desired colors.
Let stand till icing is set before wrapping as gifts.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Bit Difficult
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Occasion: 
Christmas
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian

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