Cut-Out Cookies

Cut-Out Cookies

by Leah Carpenter 6 months ago
3.3 (9)
402 kcal
54.8 g carbs
Description

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

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. 1. Mix together flour, shortening, white sugar, baking powder and eggs. Stir in 2 teaspoons vanilla and salt.
  2. 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. 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
serving: 2 dozen
calories: 402 kcal
carbohydrates: 54.8 g
protein: 4.8 g
saturated fat: 4.6 g
cholesterol: 31 mg
sodium: 287.7 mg
fiber: 1 g
sugar: 26.7 g