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Recipe : Entry # 8050
Esther Hesse
(608) 354-5866
Recipe Title
Christmas Cookies
Recipe Theme
December: Christmas cookies
Baldwin EMC
1 1/4 cup butter
2 eggs beaten lightly
1 t. soda
1 t. cream of tarter
1/2 t. salt
1 cup sugar
3 T. milk
1 T. each of vanilla and nutmeg
3 cups flour
Cream together butter, eggs, soda, cream of tarter, salt and sugar. Gradually add milk and sugar. Beat well. Add vanilla and nutmeg. Slowly add flour. You can roll out cookies right away or refrigerate them. It is easier to work with them if cooled.
Roll out dough to 1/4" thick and cut out with your Christmas cookie cutters.
Bake at 350 for 6 minutes.
Let cool and frost with powered sugar frosting and decorate. Store in a air tight container
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I received this recipe from my sister-in-law who got it from her Mom. When I had my kids it would be a tradition to make the cookies from beginning to end with the kids, with flour and powered sugar all over the kitchen, memories were made!! Make sure you have a lot of sprinkles and red hots!!