How to make Christmas Cookies - Easy to make refined flour cookies garnished with jam and butter icing.

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Main Ingredients : Refined flour , Icing flour

Cuisine : American

Course : Desserts

Christmas Cookies Recipe Card

Christmas Cookies

The cuisine of The United States is a rich amalgamation of peoples, religions and cultures thanks to the immigrants from different parts of the world.  They brought with them their local ingredients as well as cooking styles with them.  Yet amidst all these varieties Chinese and Italian cuisines dominate.  
During the 18th and 19th centuries, the Americans developed a number of new foods.  What characterised the American cuisine is the adaptation of a fusion of multiple ethnic cooking styles. During this period food production and presentation became more industrialised.

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Prep Time : 1.30-2 hour

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Christmas Cookies Recipe

  • Refined flour 2 cups

  • Icing flour

  • Salt a pinch

  • Baking powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Butter 1/2 cup

  • Sugar 3/4 cup

  • Egg 1

  • Vanilla essence 1 teaspoon

  • Mixed fruit jam to garnish

  • For icing

  • Butter 1/2 cup

  • Icing sugar 1 cup

  • Vanilla essence 1/2 teaspoon


Step 1

Preheat the oven to 170°C.

Step 2

Grease a baking tray. In a bowl mix together refined flour, salt and baking powder and set aside. In another bowl beat together butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add egg and vanilla essence and beat until well combined. Add the flour mixture and mi

Step 3

Cover and refrigerate for an hour. Remove the dough from the refrigerator and roll to a thickness of a quarter inch. Cut the cookies into desired shapes with cookie cutters. Place them on the baking tray keeping a little distance between each. Bake the co

Step 4

Take the tray out of the oven and set aside to cool. To make the icing sieve icing sugar. Cream the butter till soft in a bowl. Add icing sugar a little at a time and beat. Add vanilla essence and continue beating till light and fluffy.

Step 5

Decorate the cookies with the icing and glaze them with jam.