Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Rolled Sugar Cookies

Difficulty: **

Ingredients:
1 cup of sugar
1 cup of margarine or butter, softened
3 tablespoons milk
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 egg
3 cups of flour
1 1/2 tsps baking powder
1/2 tsp salt

In a large bowl, combine sugar, margarine, milk, vanilla, and egg; blend well. Stir in flour, baking powder and salt. Mix well. Cover bowl and refrigerate for one hour for easier handling.

Heat over to 400 degrees. On a lightly floured surface, roll dough, a third at a time, to 1/8 thickness. Cut with floured cookie cutters. Place 1 inch apart on cookie sheets. Bake for 5 to 9 minutes or until the edges are brown. Frost cookies with recipe below. Add sprinkles, if desired.

Frosting:
2 tsps butter, melted
2 cups powdered sugar
add milk to desired consistency
3 drops of food color to tint frosting
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