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Cutout Cookies

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Servings: 48
Categories: Cookies / Desserts / Holidays

1  c  Butter or margarine
1 1/2  c  C and H Powdered Sugar
    -- unsifted
1    Egg
1  t  Vanilla
2 1/4  c  All-purpose flour
1  t  Baking powder

Soften butter and beat until creamy. Beat in sugar until smooth. Add egg and vanilla; mix well. Stir in flour and baking powder until thoroughly mixed. Chill 2 to 3 hours. Roll dough thin on floured board. Cut into desired shapes. Bake on ungreased cookie sheet in 375-degree oven 8 to 10 minutes. To frost: Beat one egg white until foamy. Beat in 1/2 cup unsifted C and H Powdered Sugar. Tint with food coloring. Paint cookie with frosting BEFORE baking. Makes 4-dozen cut-out cookies. Reprinted with permission from: Powdered Sugar Cookies from the C and H Sugar Kitchen by Jean Porter Electronic format by Karen Mintzias

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