Rating: 4 stars
28 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 12
  • 4 star values: 7
  • 3 star values: 6
  • 2 star values: 3
  • 1 star values: 0

Use these basic sugar cookie cutouts to make Dani Fiori's decorated cookie creations.

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Yield:
Varies depending on size of cutout
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Sift flour, salt, and baking powder into a bowl.

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  • Put butter and sugar in the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment. Mix on medium speed until pale and fluffy. Mix in eggs and lemon juice. Reduce speed to low. Gradually mix in flour mixture. Divide dough in half; flatten each half into a disk. Wrap each in plastic. Refrigerate until firm, at least 1 hour or overnight.

  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees with racks in upper and lower thirds. Let one disk of dough stand at room temperature just until soft enough to roll, about 10 minutes. Roll out dough between two pieces of plastic wrap to 1/4-inch thick. Remove top layer of plastic wrap. Cut out cookies with a cookie cutter. Transfer cookie dough on plastic wrap to a baking sheet. Transfer baking sheet to freezer, and freeze dough until very firm, about 15 minutes. Remove baking sheet from freezer and transfer shapes to baking sheets lined with nonstick baking mats. Roll out scraps, and repeat. Repeat with remaining disk of dough.

  • Bake, switching positions of sheets and rotating halfway through, until edges turn golden, 15 to 18 minutes. Let cool on sheets on wire racks.

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Reviews (2)

28 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 12
  • 4 star values: 7
  • 3 star values: 6
  • 2 star values: 3
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: Unrated
11/22/2010
These are the easiest cookies to make, roll and cut out, handle, bake and ice! They are delicioius! kbjtoronto
Rating: Unrated
02/10/2010
Click on the blue word heart cookie cutouts, there you will find the recipe. Happy V- Day!