Springtime Butter Cookies

Spring Cut-Out Butter Cookies Recipes
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These easy cut-out sugar cookies are perfect for a special occasion.
45 min
Prep Time
9:05
Total Time
36 cookies

Ingredients

Cookie

1 cup
Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
1/2 cup
sugar
1/2 cup
powdered sugar
1
large Land O Lakes® Egg
1 teaspoon
vanilla
2 1/2 cups
all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon
baking soda
1 teaspoon
cream of tartar

Glaze

5 cups
powdered sugar
1/4 cup
water
2 tablespoons
Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
2 tablespoons
light corn syrup
Food color, if desired
 
Decorator sugars and candies, if desired

Directions

  1. Combine 1 cup butter, sugar and 1/2 cup powdered sugar in large bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Add egg and vanilla; continue beating until well mixed. Add flour, baking soda and cream of tartar. Beat at low speed, scraping bowl often, until well mixed.
  2. Divide dough in half; wrap in plastic food wrap. Refrigerate 2 hours or until firm.
  3. Heat oven to 375°F
  4. Roll out dough on lightly floured surface, one-half at a time (keeping remaining dough refrigerated), to 1/4-inch thickness. Cut with 2- to 2 1/2-inch assorted cookie cutters. Place 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets.
  5. Bake 7-10 minutes or until edges are very lightly browned. Remove from cookie sheets. Cool completely.
  6. Combine powdered sugar, water, 2 tablespoons butter and corn syrup in small bowl. Beat at medium speed until powdered sugar is moistened. Continue beating, gradually adding additional water if necessary, until desired glazing consistency. Tint with food color, if desired.
  7. Glaze cooled cookies. Place onto cooling rack over waxed paper. Decorate with additional glaze, decorator sugars and candies as desired. Let stand 6 hours or overnight until hardened.

Recipe Tips

Nutrition Facts (1 cookie)

Calories
170
Cholesterol
20mg
Carbohydrates
29g
Protein
1g
Fat
6g
Sodium
95mg
Dietary Fiber
1g

Recipe Comments and Reviews

Rating

The best ever butter cookie. Simple to make and fun to frost. Try it, I know you will fall in love with these cookies!

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