Christmas Sugar Cookies…

22 Dec

Everyone needs cookies to set out for Santa even if you are in your mid-twenties.  Monday night, Mom and I made her famous sugar cookies.  She has been making this recipe since I was in Kindergarten.  The cookies don’t need icing, just some festive sprinkles!

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Mom’s Sugar Cookies

Mix your wet ingredients.

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Add the dry ingredients and mix again.

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Flour your surface.

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Roll out and cut out different Christmas shapes.

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Put cookies on ungreased cookie sheet and decorate with sprinkles.

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Be creative with the sprinkles!  The more sprinkles, the better!

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Let cool on a wire rack or fiber free towel.

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Take your mom’s finest Christmas china outside and take pictures of the cookies in the snow!

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Don’t leave them on the ground too long or your dog will steal one!

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Mom’s Sugar Cookies

  • 1 Cup Sugar
  • 1/2 Cup Butter
  • 2 Eggs Beaten
  • 1 tsp. Vanilla
  • 2 1/4 Cups Flour
  • 2 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  1. Preheat oven to 325 degF.
  2. Mix butter and sugar together.  Add eggs and vanilla.  Mix thoroughly.
  3. Add flour, baking powder, and salt to wet mixture.  Mix until uniform.
  4. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  5. Roll out on floured surface to desired thickness.
  6. Cut out cookies using Christmas cookie cutters.
  7. Decorate with your favorite sprinkles.  Gently press the sprinkles into the cookies so that they will not roll off.
  8. Bake for 8-10 minutes on ungreased cookie sheet.  Cookies will not be brown but will be firm.
  9. Cool.
  10. Store in air-tight container.
  11. Enjoy!

What type of cookies do you leave out for Santa?

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2 Responses to “Christmas Sugar Cookies…”

  1. Babygirl December 22, 2010 at 12:06 pm #

    Aww the christmas tree and candy cane sugar cookies look sooo cute. Your dog is very smart for eating them lol

    • Sheena December 27, 2010 at 11:08 am #

      Thanks. They are easy to make and taste delicious!

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