Roll-Out Cookie Dough

Great cookie recipe - "cut-out" for any occasion!

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  • Good for: 12-16 cookies


1 cup butter
1 cup sugar
1 large egg
2 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 3/4 cups of flour

Roll-Out Cookie Dough


Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
In a large mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar with an electric mixer. Beat in the egg and vanilla. Add baking powder and flour, one cup at a time, mixing after each addition. Blend last flour by hand. Do not chill dough. Divide the dough into two balls. Roll each ball into a circle on a floured cookie sheet. Assemble desired cutters on a roller and dip into flour. Firmly hold roller and roll it across the dough. Put cookies onto a cookie sheet and bake for 6-7 minutes or until cookies are lightly browned.

Dough can be tinted with icing color. Add small amounts until desired color is reached.