Lucky Cookie Cut-Outs
St. Patrick's Day Cut-Out Cookies Recipe

Lucky Cookie Cut-Outs

It will be your lucky day when presented with these special treats.

42
cookies
45 min
PREP TIME
03 hrs 20 min
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

Cookie

1 cup Land O Lakes® Butter softened

3 ounces cream cheese, softened

3/4 cup sugar

1 large Land O Lakes® Egg

1 teaspoon vanilla

3 cups all-purpose flour

Glaze

2 1/2 cups powdered sugar

2 tablespoons water

1 tablespoon Land O Lakes® Butter softened

1 tablespoon light corn syrup

1/2 teaspoon vanilla or almond extract

Food color, if desired

Decorator candies, sugars, etc., if desired

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Combine all cookie ingredients except flour in bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Add flour; beat at low speed until well mixed.

  2. STEP 2

    Divide dough in half. Wrap each half in plastic food wrap; flatten slightly. Refrigerate 2 hours or until firm.

  3. STEP 3

    Heat oven to 375°F.

  4. STEP 4

    Roll out dough, one-half at a time (keeping remaining dough refrigerated), on lightly floured surface to 1/4-inch thickness. Cut with 2 1/2-inch cookie cutter. Place 1-inch apart onto ungreased cookie sheets.

  5. STEP 5

    Bake 7-10 minutes or until edges are very lightly browned. Cool completely.

  6. STEP 6

    Combine powdered sugar, water, 1 tablespoon butter, corn syrup and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla in bowl; beat at medium speed until powdered sugar is moistened. Continue beating until mixture is smooth, adding additional water, if necessary, to reach desired glazing consistency. Tint with food color, if desired.

  7. STEP 7

    Glaze cooled cookies. Add decorator candies, if desired. Let stand 1 hour or until glaze hardens.

Nutrition

120Calories
5Fat (mg)
20Cholesterol (mg)
45Sodium (mg)
17Carbohydrates (g)
0Dietary Fiber
1Protein (g)

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  December 22, 2014

I am assuming that the flower gets added slowly when other ingredients become creamy?

— says Crystal
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Test Kitchen Comment December 23, 2014

Thank you for bringing this to my attention. Inadvertantly the addition of the flour was left off from the directions. I am updating the recipe now. You should add the flour after the butter sugar mixture is mixed well and is creamy. Then beat on low speed so all the flour gets mixed in.

— says cindy
  April 17, 2012

I didn't care about the name or the shape of the cookie as you can make them into any shape you like. The taste was DELICIOUS!!!! This one is a keeper.

— says Ariane
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