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