Thursday, December 10, 2020

Aunt Bee's Christmas Cut-out Cookies (1960)

  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 tspn vanilla extract
  • 3 cups sifted flour
  • 1/2 tspn baking soda 
In a large bowl, cream the butter and sugar together until light. Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well. Add the vanilla.

In a separate bowl, sfit together the flour and baking soda, and add enough flour to the creamed mixture to form a dough that holds together. Chill for about 1 hour. 

Roll the dough on a lightly floured surface to 1/8-inch thickness. Cut with cookie cutters. Place the cookies on an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake in n350 degree oven for 8 to 10 minutes. Makes 3 dozen.

More Aunt Bee's Recipes
Aunt Bee's Cashew Fudge (1960)
Aunt Bee's Little Big Orange Cookies (1960)

(Origin - "Aunt Bee's Mayberry Cookbook" by Ken Beck and Jim Clark. Recipes based on the 1960 to 1968 television series "The Andy Griffith Show." Cookbook published in 1991. In "Aunt Bee's Mayberry Cookbook," this recipe is entitled "Ben Weaver's Christmas Cut-out Cookies. The recipe name only was changed for reader familiarity.)

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