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“This classic recipe is from Tupperware. I have used it for 20 + years with good result. I have tried other but always make a batch of these for Christmas.”
READY IN:
2hrs 8mins
SERVES:
60
UNITS:
Metric

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cream sugar and butter with a mixer until fluffy.
  2. Add egg and flavorings and mix well.
  3. Sift dry ingredients together and stir into creamed mixture.
  4. Store covered in refrigerator 2 to 3 hours.
  5. Preheat oven to 375º.
  6. Divide dough in half.
  7. Roll out on surface lightly dusted with confectioner's sugar.
  8. Cut with cookie cutters and place on ungreased cookie sheets.
  9. Bake for 7 to 8 minutes, until cookies begin turning a light brown at the edges.
  10. Cool, then decorate with egg yolk paint.
  11. EGG YOLK PAINT 1 egg yolk, beaten ¼ tsp.
  12. water Food coloring Prepare one recipe of egg yolk paint for every 2 colors desired.
  13. Combine egg yolk and water and mix well.
  14. Divide into 2 small containers.
  15. Stir in food coloring.
  16. Keep tightly covered until ready for use.
  17. If paint thickens, add a few drops of water.
  18. Paint as desired for a colored glaze, and add colored sprinkles.

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