Learn to make delicious Christmas Cookies on thye eve of Christmas. These can be made with or without icing.
- 3 cups flour
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/2 cup butter at room temperature
- 1/2 cup shortening
- 2 eggs, beaten
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- For Icing (Optional)
- 1 box confection sugar
- several different small colored bottles of food coloring
Put all the dry ingredients together and mix them well.Similarly, mix the
wet ingredients. Remember, both have to be mixed seperately.Then combine
all the ingredients well together and keep the batter in the refrigerator
for minimum one hour.Take some amount of dough, not more than the amount
that fits in your fist and flatten it with the help of a rolling pin on a
to about a ¼ inch thickness.Then cut the dough in the shape you want and
repeat repeat.Bake for 5-6 minutes and watch the cookies carefully to see
when they are the right color.
And your cookies are ready to eat and be enjoyed.