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31 January, 2011

Auntie Van’s Christmas Cookies

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Ingrients & Directions


2 c Granulated sugar
1 c Butter, softened
2 Eggs
1 ts Vanilla
5 c All-purpose flour
1 ts Baking soda
1 c Sour cream

COFFEE FROSTING
1 tb Instant coffee granules
1 tb Hot water
6 tb Butter, softened
1 ts Vanilla
3 c Sifted powdered sugar
1/3 c Whipping cream

Beat granulated sugar and 1 cup butter in large bowl until light and
fluffy. Blend in eggs and 1 teaspoon vanilla. Combine flour and baking
soda; add alternately with sour cream, mixing well after each addition.
Refrigerate 6 hours or overnight. Divide dough into 4 pieces. Roll out 1
piece on lightly floured surface to 1/8″ thickness (keep remaining dough
refrigerated). Cut into desired shapes; place on ungreased cookie sheets.
Bake at 375 for 10-12 minutes or until bottoms are golden brown. Repeat
with remaining dough. Cool completely. Frost with Coffee Frosting.

Makes 6 dozen cookies.

COFFEE FROSTING: Dissolve coffee granules in water. Beat 6 tablespoons
butter in medium bowl until soft. Stir in coffee mixture and 1 teaspoon
vanilla. Add powdered sugar; mix until well combined. Gradually add cream
until good spreading consistency.

From Favorite All Time Recipes – Homemade Holiday Cookies, Publication
International, Ltd., ISBN 0-7853-0147-X.

File ftp://ftp.idiscover.co.uk/pub/food/mealmaster/recipes/pi-cooky.zip

Yields
72 Servings

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