Best Ever Butter Cookies

Recipe by nranger7
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READY IN: 2hrs 20mins
YIELD: 2 dozen
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Combine 1 cup butter, sugar and egg in large mixer bowl.
  • Beat at medium speed until creamy.
  • Reduce speed to low.
  • Add flour, orange juice, vanilla and baking powder.
  • Beat until well mixed.
  • Divide dough into thirds and wrap in plastic food wrap.
  • Refrigerate until firm (2-3 hours).
  • Heat oven to 400 degrees.
  • On lightly floured surface roll out dough, one third at a time (keeping remaining dough refrigerated), into 1/8 to 1/4 inch thickness.
  • Cut with 4 or 5 inch cookie cutter.
  • Place one inch apart onto ungreased cookie sheets.
  • Bake for 6-10 minutes or until edges are lightly browned.
  • Let stand one minute then remove from cookie sheet.
  • Cool completely.
  • Frosting: Combine all frosting ingredients in small bowl.
  • Beat at low speed, scraping bowl often, until fluffy.
  • Tint with food color if desired.
  • Frost and decorate cookies as desired.
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