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By Iggiewoman

Rate this recipe 4.7/5 (30 Votes)
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Servings 12
Preparation time 10
Cooking time 225

  • 3 1/4 cups flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 sticks unsalted butter
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

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Sugar cookies always look gorgeous when finished but the road to get there can be rife with challenges

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As if chocolate chip cookies aren't good enough, these little Christmas Cookies are made even better by dipping hal...

  • 1 pouch Betty Crocker chocolate chip cookie mix
  • Butter and eggs as called for on cookie mix pouch
  • Hershey's premier white baking chips or semisweet or Special Dark chocolate chips, as needed
  • Assorted candy sprinkles or hard candies, crushed
4.4/5 (22 Votes)

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Decorating cookies is a must during the Christmas season

  • COOKIES:
  • 1/3 cup butter, softened
  • 1/3 cup shortening
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • Dash salt
  • Decorative sprinkles
  • ROYAL ICING:
  • 2 cups powdered sugar, sifted
  • 4 teaspoons meringue powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1/4 cup warm water
  • 1 tablespoons warm water
4.6/5 (18 Votes)

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Let these sugar plum cookies dance in your mouth

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 egg
  • 5 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup canned plums, finely chopped. drained
  • Green and red colored sugar
4.4/5 (18 Votes)

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What fun! Make these Gingerbread Man Cookies with the family for a festive time during the holidays! Happy Holidays

  • 4 cups flour, plus more for rolling
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground fennel (optional)
  • 1 1/2 sticks of butter, melted
  • 3/4 cup dark brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup molasses
  • 1 teaspoon white vinegar
  • Zest of an orange
  • 1 egg
4.6/5 (9 Votes)

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Invite the grandkids over and get ready for some cookie-making fun! Make these precious Santa Heart Cookies during ...

  • 1 pouch Betty Crocker Sugar Cookie Mix
  • Ingredients to make sugar cookies
  • 1 pouch Betty Crocker Red Cookie Icing
  • 1 pouch Betty Crocker White Cookie Icing
  • 1 pouch Betty Crocker Black Cookie Icing
  • 1 bottle Snow Crystal Decors
  • 1 bottle Betty Crocker Holly Berry Decors
4.5/5 (111 Votes)

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These festive traditional Italian Christmas Cookies are a family favorite! Serve with a cold glass of milk and enjo

  • ICING:
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3 1/2 cup flour
  • 4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 cup confectioner’s sugar, sifted
  • 2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 6 teaspoons water
  • Stir until creamy
4.4/5 (71 Votes)

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Gingerbread cookies are a classic that almost everyone loves! But adding white chocolate and milk chocolate swirled

  • 3 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons McCormick® Ginger, ground
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Cinnamon, ground
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon McCormick® Nutmeg, ground
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 (1 1/2-sticks) cup butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1/2 cup molasses
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 60 white and milk chocolate swirled kiss-shaped candies
4.5/5 (58 Votes)

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Italian Ricotta cheese cookies are the perfect sweet treat to end any meal of gathering

  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup margarine or butter, softened
  • 1 (15-ounce) container ricotta cheese
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs
  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 3 tablespoons milk
  • red and green sugar crystals (If making for holidays)
4.3/5 (66 Votes)

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You'll swear that Grandma is in the kitchen when you catch the aroma of molasses, ginger and other spices wafting t

  • 1 1/4 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/8 teaspoon allspice
  • 1/3 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons molasses
  • 2 tablespoons white sugar (for rolling cookies)
4.6/5 (34 Votes)

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These Melted Snowman Cookies are so darn cute!! Plus, they are simple and easy to make! Between work and the crazin

  • 1 package Betty Crocker’s Sugar Cookie Mix
  • 10 to 12 large marshmallows
  • Black decorating gel
  • Your favorite white cookie icing (or use my recipe below!)
  • Wilton decorating tips (I used a #16 star tip from Wilton)
4.6/5 (31 Votes)

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These yummy sugar cookies are so simple and easy to make

  • COOKIE:
  • 2 1/2 cups sifted all purpose flour + more for dusting
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup butter, room temperature, 2 sticks
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 egg
  • ICING:
  • 1 1/2 cups sifted confectioners sugar
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • Food coloring
4.6/5 (35 Votes)

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Gooey Butter Cookies are a perfect treat when you're craving something sweet

  • 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 egg
  • 1 box Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® yellow cake mix
4.4/5 (46 Votes)

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These caramel-filled apple cookies are surprisingly easy and such a crowd-pleaser! It's all the flavor of a caramel...

  • 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 (7.4-ounce) box Alpine Spiced Apple Cider Instant Drink Mix, not sugar free
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 (14-ounce) bag of Kraft Caramels
4.8/5 (14 Votes)

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Adorable Christmas Wreath Cookies drizzled with a light glaze and festive red and green sprinkles, Happy Holidays!

  • LEMON GLAZE:
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 2/3 cup pure icing sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups plain flour
  • 1/2 cup custard powder
  • Christmas sprinkles, to decorate
  • 1 cup pure icing sugar, sifted
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
4.6/5 (30 Votes)

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