Cutout Sugar Cookies Recipe

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Cutout Sugar Cookies
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  • 1-1/2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1 egg
  • icing:
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1-1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 5-1/2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 4 to 5 tbsp milk
  • food coloring


  1. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add egg and extracts. Combine the flour, baking soda and cream of tartar; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well. Cover and chill for 2-3 hours or until easy to handle.
  2. On a floured surface, roll out dough to 1/4-in. thickness. Cut into desired shapes. Place 1 in. apart on greased baking sheets. Bake at 375° for 6-8 minutes or until the edges begin to brown. Remove to wire racks to cool completely.
  3. For icing, cream the butter and shortening in a bowl. Add vanilla and salt. Gradually add the sugar, 1 cup at a time, beating well after each addition. Add milk; beat until light and fluffy. Tint icing with desired colors of food coloring; decorate the cookies. Yield: about 2-1/2 dozen (3-inch cookies).
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 954.89 Kcal (3998 kJ)
Calories from fat 229.62 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 25.51g 39%
Cholesterol 59.82mg 20%
Sodium 132.74mg 6%
Potassium 53.72mg 1%
Total Carbs 174.86g 58%
Sugars 108.55g 434%
Protein 6.09g 12%
Vitamin A 0.2mg 8%
Iron 0.1mg 0%
Calcium 13.4mg 1%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 356.31 Kcal (1492 kJ)
Calories from fat 85.68 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9.52g 39%
Cholesterol 22.32mg 20%
Sodium 49.53mg 6%
Potassium 20.04mg 1%
Total Carbs 65.25g 58%
Sugars 40.5g 434%
Protein 2.27g 12%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 8%
Calcium 5mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 21.2
  • 26

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium

Bad Points

  • High in Sugar

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