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    From our first married Christmas. I didn't have that many cookie cutters yet. - TheChickenLady

    Aunt Florence's Christmas Cookies

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    Cookie Dough
    3/4 C. shortening (make this amount a combination of shortening and margarine)
    1 C. sugar
    1 egg
    1/4 C. milk
    2 tsps. baking powder
    3 C. flour
    3 tsp. vanilla extract
    Dash cinnamon

    1. Combine all ingredients.
    2. Roll dough on floured surface to thickness appropriate for cookie cutters (~1/4").
    3. Place cut-out cookies on greased cookie sheets.
    4. Bake at 400 degrees for approximately 6 minutes. Oven temperatures vary, so watch closely. They should be slightly golden.​

    Frosting

    1/2 C. shortening
    3 1/2 C. confectioners' sugar
    5 tbs. milk
    1/2 tsp. vanilla

    1. Combine all ingredients. Beat until smooth.
    2. Divide into portions and mix in food coloring as necessary.​


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