Frosted Holiday Cut-Outs

Total Time
26mins
Prep
20 mins
Cook
6 mins

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Ingredients

Nutrition
  • COOKIES

  • 1 14 cups sugar
  • 1 cup Crisco® Butter Flavor All-Vegetable Shortening or 1 stick Crisco® Baking Sticks Butter Flavor All-Vegetable Shortening
  • 2 large eggs
  • 14 cup light corn syrup
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 3 cups Pillsbury BEST® All Purpose Flour, divided
  • 34 teaspoon baking powder
  • 12 teaspoon baking soda
  • 12 teaspoon salt
  • FROSTING

  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • food coloring (optional)
  • decorator frosting

Directions

  1. COOKIES: COMBINE sugar and shortening in bowl of electric mixer; beat at medium speed until well blended. Add eggs, corn syrup and vanilla; beat until well blended and fluffy.
  2. COMBINE 3 cups flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt in large bowl; gradually add to shortening mixture, beating at low speed until well blended.
  3. DIVIDE dough into 4 equal pieces; shape each into disk. Wrap with plastic wrap. Refrigerate 1 hour or until firm.
  4. HEAT oven to 375ºF.
  5. SPRINKLE about 1 tablespoon flour on large sheet of waxed paper. Place disk of dough on floured paper; flatten slightly with hands. Turn dough over; cover with another large sheet of waxed paper. Roll dough to 1/4-inch thickness. Remove top sheet of waxed paper. Cut into desired shapes with floured cookie cutter. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheet. Repeat with remaining dough.
  6. BAKE 5 to 7 minutes or until edges of cookies are lightly browned. Cool 2 minutes on baking sheet; transfer to cooling rack to cool completely.
  7. FROSTING: COMBINE powdered sugar and milk in small bowl; stir until smooth. Add food coloring, if desired. Stir until blended. Spread on cookies; let stand until frosting is set. Decorate as desired with decorator frosting.