Christmas cookies are a special treat
They are loads of fun to decorate and
Better than that they're also fun to eat!
You have to bake up atleast a dozen or two
Because Christmas wouldn't be complete
Without cookies baked for you know who!
So, here is a recipe for you to make
Some scrumptious Christmas cookies...
Be sure you make extra for Santa to take!
1/2 cup butter
2/3 cup packed brown sugar
1/3 cup molasses
2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/3 cup butter
2 cups sifted confectioners' sugar
1 tablespoon milk
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
2. Cream 1/2 cup of butter or margarine. Add brown sugar
and beat. Beat in egg and molasses. In a separate bowl,
combine 2 3/4 cups of flour, soda and spices. Add to butter
mixture. Blend well.
3. Roll dough out 1/8 inch thick on floured surface.
Cut into shapes. Bake for 6-8 minutes.
To Make Frosting
Cream 1/3 cup butter. Gradually add 2 cups sifted
confectioners sugar, 1 tablespoon milk and 1/2 teaspoon
vanilla. Beat until smooth. Put in a pastry bag with small
tip and decorate cookies.