Thursday, November 29, 2012

Sugar Cookies


1 lb butter
2 cups sugar
3 eggs
1 tsp baking soda
2 tsp vanilla
2 tsp almond extract
6 cups flour

Buttercream Frosting

1 stick butter
2 lbs powdered sugar
1 tsp almond extract (or vanilla)
Cream to consistency

Cookies: Cream together butter, sugar, and eggs. Add soda, vanilla, almond extract, and flour (2 cups at a time); mix well. Chill dough for 1-2 hours. Roll out to 1/4 inch thickness and cut out with your favorite cookie cutters. Bake at 375* for 10 minutes. Do not brown!! Cool completely and frost.
Frosting: Combine butter, powdered sugar, and almond extract. Mix well. Add cream a little at a time until you reach your desired consistency. Beat until smooth.

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