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How to Bake American Christmas Cookies: A Simple Recipe


Source: Allrecipes

We offer a wonderful recipe for soft Christmas cookies, which you can cook yourself or bake with your children.

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“These are soft sugar cookies. I cook it every year. Before baking, I sprinkle it with colored sugar, or you can try to decorate it with icing icing in chilled form, ”the author of the recipe recommends on


  • 3 3 / 4 cups of universal flour;
  • 1 teaspoon of baking powder;
  • 1 / 2 a teaspoon of salt;
  • 1 cup softened margarine;
  • 1 1 / 2 cups of white sugar;
  • 2 eggs;
  • 2 teaspoons of vanilla extract.

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  1. Sift flour together with baking powder and salt, set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, mix margarine and sugar, beat until light and lush, smooth.
  3. Beat the eggs one at a time, then add the vanilla. Mix gradually with the sifted ingredients until completely absorbed.
  4. Cover the container with the dough and refrigerate for 2 hours.
  5. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit (200 C). Grease the baking sheet on which you will bake.
  6. On a clean, floured surface, roll small portions of chilled dough to an 1 / 4 inch (about half a centimeter) thickness. Cut the figures using cookie cutters.
  7. Bake in a preheated oven for 6 – 8 minutes (or until the edges are golden brown).
  8. Remove cookies from a baking sheet and refrigerate on a wire rack.

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