Heartwarming and inspiring, these special cut-out cookies will show how much you really care.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
30 mins
cook:
8 mins
total:
38 mins
Yield:
2 dozen cookies
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • TO MAKE DOUGH:

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  • CREAM sugar and butter in mixer; add egg.  Beat in flour, baking powder, salt and vanilla.  Form into two balls.  Cover and chill 20 to 30 minutes.

  • ROLL one portion of the dough to 1/4-inch thickness on lightly floured surface.  Cut with cookie cutters and place on ungreased cookie sheets.  Repeat with remaining dough.

  • Bake in a preheated 350°F oven 7 to 8 minutes or until golden brown.

  • COOL for 1 to 2 minutes on baking sheet and then transfer to cooling rack.  Ice and decorate as desired.

  • TO MAKE ICING:

  • COMBINE powdered sugar, corn syrup, almond extract and enough milk for desired spreading consistency.  Tint with food color, if desired.

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