Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Sugar Cookies & Frosting

Recipe From: Kristi Johnson
Frosting Recipe:
4 cups powdered sugar
1 stick butter
5 tbsp milk
1 tsp vanilla
Food coloring

In large mixing bowl, cream together butter and sugar until smooth. Slowly add in milk and vanilla extract using an electric mixer. Mix until stiff and smooth, takes 4-5 minutes. Stir in food coloring until you get the desired color.

Sugar Cookie Recipe:

Cream together:
1 cup sugar
1 1/2 eggs
1 stick butter or margarine
1 tsp vanilla
1 tsp almond extract

Add to creamed mixture:
1/2 tsp baking soda
2 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt
3-4 cups flour
1/2 cup milk

Chill dough until firm.
Roll dough out into a large circle.Cut into shapes using festive cookie cutters. Bake at 350 for 8 minutes
(until set around the edges, but not browned).
Frost and decorate and enjoy!

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