#FlavorBits – Cut-Out Sugar Cookies

| December 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Screen Shot 2014-12-15 at 7.44.42 PMStephie Swope of StephieCooks.com created some easy Cut-Out Vanilla Sugar Cookies perfect for the holidays!

Cut-Out Sugar Cookies

Ingredients:

1 cup butter, softened

1 1/4 cups sugar

2 eggs

1 teaspoon Nielsen-Massey Pure Almond Extract (or other Nielsen-Massey Pure Flavor Extract)

½ teaspoon Nielsen-Massey Madagascar Bourbon Pure Vanilla Extract

4 cups flour

1/2 cup butter, softened

3 1/2 cups sifted powdered sugar

2 tablespoons milk

½ teaspoon Nielsen-Massey Pure Almond Extract (or other Nielsen-Massey Pure Flavor Extract)

Make the cookies:

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

Beat butter at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy; gradually add sugar, beating well. Add eggs and extracts, beating well. Add flour to creamed mixture, mixing well.

Roll dough to 1/8 to ¼-inch thickness on a floured surface. Cut with a 2½ inch cookie cutters; place on lightly greased or parchment-covered cookie sheets. Bake for 10-12 minutes. Remove to wire racks to cool. Spread with Buttercream Frosting.

Make the frosting:

Beat butter at medium speed with an electric mixer; add sugar and remaining ingredients; beating until blended. If coloring, add food coloring a few drops at a time until desired color.


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