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Christmas Cookie (Explore)

Today, Sunday December 11, 2011


"Hey look! I just got some homemade cookies from my neighbor across the street, the icing and candy sprinkles are my favorite and I already know that they won't last for Christmas.." ~Tomitheos


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EXPLORE #315 on December 11, 2011



2 1/4 cups all purpose flour

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 1/4 cups butter, softened

1 cup icing sugar

1 teaspoon orange juice

2 teaspoons vanilla


Preheat oven to 325ºF.


Stir together flour and salt. Cream butter, then beat in sugar and vanilla.

Add the dry ingredients to the creamed mixture, about 1/4 at a time.


Roll out and cut into shapes, roll into specific shapes

Bake on ungreased cookie sheets (usually for 12 to 15 minutes)

or until they are lightly golden and decorate with icing and sprinkles,

let them cool down.


This recipe makes about 6 dozen cookies, enjoy!


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Taken on December 11, 2011