sugar cookies

Perfect Cut-Out Sugar Cookies with the neat egg

This dough rolls out perfectly to create the most festive cut-out sugar cookies.  Unleash your creativity and decorate with icing and all the sprinkles!

 

SERVINGS: Makes approximately 2 dozen cookies.

 

INGREDIENTS:

¾ cup butter

¾ cup sugar

1 neat egg, prepared according to package instructions

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 teaspoon almond extract

2 ¼ cups flour

½ teaspoon baking powder

¼ teaspoon salt

Extra flour for rolling

Cookie icing and sprinkles for decorating

 

DIRECTIONS:

In a large bowl of a stand mixer, beat together the butter and sugar until creamy.  Add the neat egg, and extracts and mix until incorporated.  In a separate bowl, combine the dry ingredients: flour, baking powder, salt.  Gradually add the dry ingredients to the butter mixture and mix just until combined, do not over mix.  Refrigerate the dough for at least 2 hours or overnight.

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.  Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.

Once chilled, roll the dough out on a floured surface to ¼” …

Linzer Star Cookies with the neat egg

Festive and Fun!  These beautiful linzer star cookies will be the newest and prettiest addition to your next holiday cookie tray.

 

SERVINGS: Makes 2 dozen cookies.

 

INGREDIENTS:

2 cups flour

½ cup almond meal/flour

1 cup plant-based butter, softened

1 cup powdered sugar, plus more for dusting

1 neat egg, prepared according to package instructions

½ tsp almond extract

½ tsp vanilla extract

Pinch of salt

½ seedless raspberry jam

 

DIRECTIONS:

In a large bowl of a stand mixer, beat together the butter and sugar until creamy.  Add the neat egg, almond extract, and vanilla.  In a separate bowl, combine the dry ingredients: flour, almond flour, salt.  Gradually add the dry ingredients to the butter mixture and mix just until combined, do not over mix.  Dough will be very dry.  Press together, wrap in plastic wrap, and refrigerate the dough for 2 or more hours.

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.  Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.

Remove the cookie dough from the …