Total Time
2hrs 38mins
Prep 2 hrs 30 mins
Cook 8 mins

Decorated sugar cookies. They can be hung on your tree as ornaments, too. Posted in reply to a request.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Mix thouroughly butter, confectioner's sugar, egg, vanilla, and almond extract.
  2. Blend in flour, soda, and cream of tartar.
  3. Divide dough in half.
  4. Color equal portions of 1 half with assorted food colorings.
  5. Leave the other half plain; Cover and chill for 2-3 hours.
  6. Roll plain half of dough 1/8" thick on lightly floured cloth-covered board.
  7. Cut with decorative cookie cutters.
  8. Place on sprayed or greased cookie sheet.
  9. Roll colored doughs; cut out different shapes to match and fit on top of each plain cookie shape.
  10. If you wish to hang the cookies on your tree, place a small piece of drinking straw through the top of each cookie before baking.
  11. Bake 7-8 minutes at 375 degrees F.

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