Sunday, February 13, 2011

The Best Cutout Cookie Recipe Ever

The West Hill Cutout Cookie - good for all holidays and ordinary days too.


1 cup butter or margarine
3/4 cup sugar
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 teaspoons cream or milk

Mix together:
3 cups four
1 teaspon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt

Preheat oven to 400.

Cream butter and sugar.

Blend in egg, cream, and vanilla.

Add flour, soda, powder, and salt mixture.

Chill dough for several hours or overnight.

Roll out and cut out. Bake 5-7 minutes.

Frosting: (makes enough for two or more batches of cookies)

Cream 1 stick of butter.

1 egg.
1/2 cup of milk
1/2 teaspoon of vanilla
Powdered sugar (almost all of a 2 pound bag) to reach desired spreading consistency.

Many thanks to West Hill homestead bakers for sharing this recipebox treasure.


wynne said...

I was thinking of baking these today, but now I definitely will because they are so much fun to give away! This is the BEST recipe for cutout Ive ever found. Xoxo. happy Hearts day, NDL!

Honeybee said...


Mary B. said...

The Best. Even the out of towners know about it.

Jerilynn said...

Yep. Hands down the best recipe. Just might make me some today!