Christmas Card Cookies
|Packed brown sugar||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Butter/Margarine||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), softened|
|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|
Cream sugar and butter; add egg.
Beat till light and fluffy.
Stir flour with spices and baking soda; add to creamed mixture.
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.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 6088 Calories from Fat 2512
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 286 g440.1%
Saturated Fat 177.2 g885.8%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 937.2 mg312.4%
Sodium 593.6 mg24.7%
Total Carbohydrates 838 g279.2%
Dietary Fiber 20.7 g82.8%
Sugars 442.2 g
Protein 62 g124.4%
Vitamin A 174.5% Vitamin C 4.2%
Calcium 68.3% Iron 158.8%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet