Hi everyone, today's recipe is perfect as a Christmas treat or a perfect as a homemade present, easy and delicious!
Makes 2½ dozen
- 2 cups all purpose flour
- 3/4 cup granulated sugar
- ½ teaspoon salt
- 1½ sticks unsalted butter, soften (3/4cups)
- 1 large egg
- 1½ teaspoons vanilla extract
- Colored Sugar for decoration
- Holiday Sprinkles for decoration
- Christmas cookie cuters
Combine flour and salt together, mix well and set aside for a minute.
In an electric blender on medium speed, cream the butter and the sugar. Add in the egg, and the vanilla extract, blend on medium speed until all the ingredients are well combined. Scraped down the sides of the bowl, set the speed to low and add in the flour. Blend on low until combined. Do NOT overmixed. Refrigerate dough for 1 hour before using it.
On a floured surface, roll out the dough, to a ¼ inch thickness. Use your Christmas cookie cutters to cut out the cookies. Decorate with color sugar and bake for 12-15 minutes or until slightly brown.