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Day 281

Updated: Jun 26, 2019

Rachelle's Sugar Cookie and Frosting Recipe


Ingredients for Cookies

  • 1 cup butter (or coconut oil for vegan version)

  • 1 cup white sugar

  • 2 eggs (or 6 tablespoons potato starch and 12 tablespoons water for vegan version)

  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 3 2/4 cups all-purpose flour

  • ½ teaspoon baking powder

  • ½ teaspoon baking soda

  • ½ teaspoon salt


Ingredients for Frosting

  • ½ cup shortening (or coconut oil for vegan version)

  • 1 pound confectioners’ sugar

  • 5 teaspoons water

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract

  • ¼ teaspoon butter flavored extract (or vanilla flavoring for vegan version)

To save time you can buy Duncan Hines Whipped Frosting in Chocolate, Fluffy White, or Vanilla. It is vegan and delicious.


Directions

Step 1:

™In a large bowl, mix together butter (or coconut oil for vegan version), sugar, eggs (or 6 tablespoons potato starch and 12 tablespoons water for vegan version), and vanilla with an electronic mixer until light and fluffy.


Step 2:

™Combine the flower, baking powder, baking soda, and salt; gradually stir flour mixture mixture into butter (or coconut oil) mixture until well blended using a wooden spoon.


Step 3:

™Chill dough for 2 hours.

Relax and remind yourself how amazing you are.


Step 4:

™Preheat the oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit (200 degrees Celsius).


Step 5:

™On a lightly floured surface, roll out the dough to ¼ inch thickness.


Step 6:

™Cut into desired shapes using cookie cutters.

If you do not have a cookie cutter you can use the top of a glass and make perfect circles or use two glasses to make wreaths.


Step 7:

™Place cookies 2 inches (5.08ish centimeters) apart onto ungreased cookie sheets.


Step 8:

™Bake for 4 to 6 minutes in the preheated oven.


Step 9:

™Remove cookies from pan and cool on wire racks.


Step 10:

™Using an electric mixer, beat shortening (or coconut oil), confectioners’ sugar, water, salt, vanilla extract, and butter flavoring (or vanilla flavoring) until fluffy.


Step 11:

™Frost cookies after they have cooled completely.


Step 12:

™Enjoy your masterpiece!


Makes 60 Cookies - You decide how many people it serves. ;)

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Dec 21, 2018

Day 282 is at https://www.wantmybabyback.com/blog/day-282.

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