Sheepy Cookies (Or Sugar Cookie Dough to Shape As You Wish)

Recipe by ctrmom
READY IN: 42mins
YIELD: 1 dozen




  • Cream butter and sugar.
  • Add egg, vanilla, and almond extract.
  • Add sifted dry ingredients.
  • Remove 1/3 cup dough and tint it by stirring in a tablespoon or two of cocoa powder.
  • Refrigerate at least an hour to make dough easier to handle.
  • Form the dough into desired shapes.
  • Bake at 325 degrees on an ungreased cookie sheet for 12 to 16 minutes or until edges are lightly browned.
  • To Make Sheep:
  • Shape dough into little balls from 1/8 inch to 1/2 inch.
  • Arrange white dough in ovals about 2 1/2 inches by 1 1/2 inches - as a wooly sheep.
  • Roll four little chocolate dough balls between your fingers to form legs and attach.
  • Form 1/2 inch chocolate ovals for heads. Add a bit of white dough for an eye.