Making these buttery cookies with your kids can be a warm and wonderful family event, with a tasty finish!

Christmas Cookies

Christmas Cookies
Recipe type: Cookies
Serves: 2 dozen
  • 3/4 Cup sugar
  • 1/2 Cup melted butter
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 Cups sifted flour
  • 1 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  1. Blend sugar and shortening well. Stir in beaten eggs and vanila.
  2. Sift and mix dry ingredients and add to butter mixture, blending well. Chill.
  3. Turn on to lightly blouredboard and roll to 1/8 inch thickness. Cut with floured cutters.
  4. Before baking, sprinkle colored sugar on to the cookies. It sticks and then there's no need for frosting, unless you would rather have it.
  5. On greased cookie sheets, bake in 375 deg. F. oven for 10 to 12 minutes. Yield: 2 servings
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