Friday, December 17, 2010

Christmas snowflake cut out cookies Pope's Valentine Cookies


  • 1 ½ pounds butter (softened)
  • 7 ½ cups all-purpose flour (sifted)
  • 3 cups confectioners' sugar (sifted)
  • 3 tablespoons milk
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract

  1. Preheat oven to 325 °F.
  2. Mix butter in a mixer until light.
  3. Add remaining ingredients.
  4. Knead until velvety. 
  5. Roll one-half of the dough at a time to about 1/4 inch thickness, using the smallest amount of flour possible.
  6. Cut out and bake on a lightly greased pan for 12 minutes. Cookies will be almost white when cooked.
  7. Decorate with sugar or icing.

Until next time, when we can chit-chat again! 

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