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Granny's Cut out Cookies

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“My grandmother's recipe for amazing cut outs. It's a tricky dough, but worth it in the end. They taste amazing with a buttercream icing. DO NOT USE MARGARINE! I have found that using margarine or butter in place of shortening makes the dough even trickier to handle.”
READY IN:
2hrs 6mins
SERVES:
84
YIELD:
7 dozen
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Chill overnight.
  2. Roll out to about 1/4 to 1/2 inch thick. You'll need plenty of flour on the surface to keep the dough from sticking.
  3. Cut out cookies with your favorite cookie cutters.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees for 5-6 minutes.

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