Frosted Holiday Cut-Outs

Getting reviews...
Save Recipe
  • Total: 26 min
  • Prep: 20 min
  • Cook: 6 min
  • Yield: 6 dozen 2-inch cookies
Share This Recipe

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Cookies:
  2. COMBINE sugar and shortening in bowl of electric mixer; beat at medium speed until well blended. Add eggs, corn syrup and vanilla; beat until well blended and fluffy.
  3. COMBINE 3 cups flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt in large bowl; gradually add to shortening mixture, beating at low speed until well blended.
  4. DIVIDE dough into 4 equal pieces; shape each into disk. Wrap with plastic wrap. Refrigerate 1 hour or until firm.
  5. HEAT oven to 375 degrees F.
  6. SPRINKLE about 1 tablespoon flour on large sheet of waxed paper. Place disk of dough on floured paper; flatten slightly with hands. Turn dough over; cover with another large sheet of waxed paper. Roll dough to 1/4-inch thickness. Remove top sheet of waxed paper. Cut into desired shapes with floured cookie cutter. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheet. Repeat with remaining dough.
  7. BAKE 5 to 7 minutes or until edges of cookies are lightly browned. Cool 2 minutes on baking sheet; transfer to cooling rack to cool completely.
  8. Frosting:
  9. COMBINE powdered sugar and milk in small bowl; stir until smooth. Add food coloring, if desired. Stir until blended. Spread on cookies; let stand until frosting is set. Decorate as desired with decorator frosting.
Canal House

Holiday Cookies

16m Easy 89%
CLASS
Erin Jeanne McDowell

Brown Sugar Chess Pie

26m Intermediate 89%
CLASS
16m Intermediate 99%
CLASS
17m Easy 97%
CLASS
17m Easy 100%
CLASS
4m Easy 98%
CLASS

Stream discovery+

Your favorite shows, personalities, and exclusive originals. All in one place.

Subscribe Now