christmas cookie
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Best ever Christmas cookie

With the holidays just around the corner, you will definitely want that special smell of fresh-baked cookies in your house
Total Time1 hr
Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: christmas cookie


  • 1 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • sugar decorations


  • Preheat the oven at 350 degrees F. In a large bowl, mix the butter and the sugar until light and soft. Now add the egg and the vanilla and stir. Finally, add the dry ingredients (flour and baking powder) and mix until well blended.
  • Split the dough in 4 and wrap each one with plastic wrap, then leave in the refrigerator for 1 hour.
  • On your work surface roll one piece of dough 1/4 inch thickness, now cut the dough with cookie cutters.  
  • Bake cookies 10-12 minutes, until lightly brown. Decorate cookies with sugar decorations.