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Sugar 'n Spice Holiday Cookies Recipe

This is a common holiday cookie. You will find it at many holiday parties and events. Don't leave this cookie off your party cookie tray.

Yield: About 1 dozen cookies.

Cookie Ingredients:

  • 3 3/4 cups flour

  • 1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder

  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg

  • 1/4 teaspoon allspice

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

  • 1 cup butter, softened

  • 2 teaspoons Vanilla

  • 1 cup granulated sugar

  • 1 cup light brown sugar

  • 2 eggs

Icing Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 cups confectioner's sugar

  • 3 tablespoons milk

  • 1/8 teaspoon vanilla

  • Colored sugars

How to make Sugar 'N Spice Holiday Cookies:

  1. Pre-heat oven to 375 degrees. Set aside.

  2. Sift together all dry ingredients, except sugars.

  3. In a separate bowl, add butter, vanilla and eggs, beating until fluffy.

  4. Gradually add sugars and beat well.

  5. Stir and mix together flour mixture.

  6. Roll dough onto a floured surface to 1/8 inch thickness.

  7. Use cookie cutters to cut out holiday shapes.

  8. Bake 10 - 12 minutes.

  9. Let cookies cool before icing.

  10. While the cookies are cooling, make the icing. Stir icing ingredients together until smooth.

  11. Spread icing on each cookie and decorate with colored sugars.

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