BUTTERSCOTCH ROLLED COOKIES
Rolled cookies for the Christmas holidays
I almost never make these cookies except at Christmas time. They just seem
to be Christmas cookies. (I did make a batch of heart shaped ones last
Valentine's day for my then-fiance.) I usually make these cookies in
Christmas shapes and frost them with green and red frosting. This is a
good recipe for kids to help out with.
- 1 cup brown sugar
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1/2 cup soft butter
- 1 egg
- 1/2 tsp vanilla
- 1 3/4 cups flour,
- 1/2 tsp baking powder
- 1/4 tsp baking soda
- 1/4 tsp cinnamon
- 1 1/2 cup confectioners sugar
- 1 egg white,
- 1 Tbsp melted butter
- 1/8 tsp salt
- 1/2 tsp vanilla
- food coloring
Mix sugar, salt and butter thoroughly. Add egg and vanilla, and beat till
Sift flour, baking powder, soda, and cinnamon and add to mixture.
Chill well, several hours, or over night.
Make the glaze: mix the glaze ingredients together until smooth.
Roll the dough out until it is
thick. Cut into fancy shapes and bake on ungreased cookie sheet for 8-10
Let cool, and glaze.
It helps to keep most of the dough in the refrigerator while you are cutting
shapes. It cuts much better when it is cold.
These are time-consuming and fairly difficult, but worth it.
30 minutes preparation, overnight chill, 1 hour cutting and baking.
measure the ingredients.
Katherine Rives Albitz
Purdue University, Computer Science Dept.
Recipe last modified: 30 Oct 86
From: rives@purdue (Katherine R. Albitz)
Subject: RECIPE: Rolled Christmas cookies
Date: 19 Dec 86 02:51:11 GMT
Organization: Purdue University, Lafayette, Indiana, USA
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