sugar cookies and frosting

Dec 28, 2009 by

thanks to an early Christmas present to myself, i can make festive sugar cookies all year round!  the cookies pictured above were decorated at my sister-in-law’s house Christmas eve.  it was a fun way to get into the Christmas spirit!  here are the recipes that you will need: rolled sugar cookie recipe 1 1/2 c butter, softened 2 c white sugar 4 eggs 1 tsp vanilla extract 5 c all purpose flour 2 tsp baking powder 1 tsp salt in a large bowl, cream together butter and sugar until smooth.  beat in eggs and vanilla.  stir in the flour, baking powder and salt.  cover, and chill dough for at least one hour (or overnight). preheat oven to 400°.  roll out dough on floured surface 1/4-1/2″ thick.  cut into shapes with any cookie cutter.  place cookies...

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