Total Time
1hr 10mins
Prep 1 hr
Cook 10 mins

This was my grandma and great grandma's recipe for Christmas cookies. We used to 'help' make them. They are a simple rolled cookie dough used with cookie cutters and colored sprinkles. Add taste like childhood to me.


  1. Cream butter and sugar together in a large bowl.
  2. Add vanilla and eggs (one at a time).
  3. In a separate bowl, mix baking powder, salt and flour together.
  4. Add dry ingredient mixture to butter mixture a little at a time until well blended.
  5. Chill for at least an hour.
  6. Roll out onto floured surface and cut with cookie cutters.
  7. Decorate and bake at 325 degrees for 10 to 12 minutes.


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Great recipe! We made wee stars for xmas treats & decorated with half lemon icing & half strawberry. Huge hit with all ages! Yum!

Bondnz December 14, 2008

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