Cut-Out Cookies

3.5
(39)

Given to me by an aunt that made the most delicious Christmas cookies I have ever tasted!

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Servings:
12
Yield:
2 dozen

Ingredients

  • 3 ½ cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 cup shortening

  • 1 cup white sugar

  • 2 teaspoons baking powder

  • 2 eggs

  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar

  • 2 tablespoons water

  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

  1. Mix together flour, shortening, white sugar, baking powder and eggs. Stir in 2 teaspoons vanilla and salt.

  2. Refrigerate dough for easier roll-out. Bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 8-10 minutes (watch carefully). Add glaze to cooled cookies.

  3. To Make Glaze: Mix 1 cup confectioners' sugar, water (to desired consistency), 1/2 tsp. vanilla and preferred food color for cookie icing. Decorate with favorite sprinkles.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

402 Calories
18g Fat
55g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 402
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 18g 23%
Saturated Fat 5g 23%
Cholesterol 31mg 10%
Sodium 288mg 13%
Total Carbohydrate 55g 20%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 27g
Protein 5g
Calcium 56mg 4%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 52mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.