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Christmas Cookies Recipe

Makes 72 cookies

Ingredients:

  • 2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 5 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • Coffee Frosting:
  • 1 tsp instant coffee granules
  • 1 tsp hot water
  • 6 tsp butter, softened
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 3 cup sifted powdered sugar
  • 1/3 cup whipping cream


Instructions:

1. Beat granulated sugar and 1 cup butter in large bowl until light and fluffy.
2. Blend in eggs and 1 teaspoon vanilla.
3. Combine flour and baking soda; add alternately with sour cream, mixing well after each addition.
4. Refrigerate 6 hours or overnight.
5. Divide dough into 4 pieces.
6. Roll out 1 piece on lightly floured surface to 1/8" thickness (keep remaining dough refrigerated).
7. Cut into desired shapes; place on ungreased cookie sheets.
8. Bake at 375 for 10-12 minutes or until bottoms are golden brown.
9. Repeat with remaining dough.
10. Cool completely.
11. Frost with Coffee Frosting.
Coffee Frosting:
1. Dissolve coffee granules in water.
2. Beat 6 tablespoons butter in medium bowl until soft.
3. Stir in coffee mixture and 1 teaspoon vanilla.
4. Add powdered sugar; mix until well combined.
5. Gradually add cream until good spreading consistency.


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Main Ingredient:Coffee
Course:Dessert
Snacks
Cuisine:American
Preparation Method:Baking
Occasion:Christmas
Dish:Cookies
Difficulty:Medium

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