Recipe by Shannon
“This is great dessert when you are having company. They are in the shapes of Christmas trees. Use green and red sprinkles and any kind of frosting to decorate.”
Original recipe makes 5 dozen 2-inch cookies Change Servings
1 1/2 cups confectioners’ sugar
1 cup butter, softened
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon almond extract
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon cream of tartar
1.Mix confectioners’ sugar, butter or margarine, egg, vanilla, and almond extract. Stir in flour, baking soda, and cream of tartar. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours.
2.Heat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Divide dough into halves. On lightly floured cloth-covered board, roll each half out to 3/16 inch thick. on lightly floured cloth-covered board. Cut into Christmas shapes.
3.Bake on parchment lined baking sheets for 7 to 8 minutes. Let cool on wire racks and decorate as desired.