Rolled Christmas Sugar Cookies
Contributed by Diane S.
Source: McCall's magazine Dec 1991

1 Basic Christmas Cookie Recipe Mix (below)
1 large egg
1 tsp vanilla extract

Preheat oven to 350F. Lightly grease 2 baking sheets.
In large bowl of electric mixer, combine ingredients; at low speed, beat
until mixture forms a dough. Divide dough into thirds. Working with one
third at a time, on lightly floured work surface, roll out dough to 1/8"
thick; cut out with 3" cookie cutters. Transfer to prepared baking sheets.
Bake 8 min or until golden. Transfer cookies to wire rack to cool; if
desired, decorate with icing, candies and colored sugars. Makes 3 dozen.

Basic Christmas Cookie Recipe Mix
2 c Unsifted all-purpose flour
1/4 c Sugar
1/4 t Salt
1/2 c Butter -- softened

In large bowl, combine flour, sugar and salt; mix well. With pastry
blender or two knives, cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse
cornmeal. Place in airtight container; store in refrigerator (mixture
will keep for up to 8 weeks). Bring to room temperature before using.
Recipe can be doubled or tripled.
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