Thursday, November 15, 2007

Best Ever Victorian Butter Cookies...

If you're looking for diet friendly cookie recipes, you came to the wrong blog. So just click right on out of here. But if you're not... keep reading.

These are the best tasting butter cookies ... EVER!
So you'd better plan on slapping these babies right on to your hips. But trust me, they are worth every calorie. Wash them down with a delicious cup of coffee and you will be in butter cookie heaven.

2 1/2 C ~ Flour
1 C ~ Sugar
1 C ~ Softened butter (two sticks)
1 ~ Egg
1 tsp ~ Baking powder
2 Tbsp ~ Orange juice
1 Tbsp ~ Vanilla

4 C ~ Confectioners sugar
1/2 C ~ Softened butter (1 stick)
3-4 Tbsp ~ Milk
2 tsp ~ Vanilla

Combine butter and sugar. Add egg, OJ and vanilla. Add baking powder and flour. Mix thoroughly. Divide dough into three equal portions. Wrap each in wax paper, refrigerate until firm. (2-3 hours)

Roll out dough on well floured surface to 1/4" thickness. Cut with 3" cookie cutters.

Bake at 400° for 7-10 minutes or until edges are lightly brown. Cool completely.

Mix frosting ingredients until fluffy. Frost and decorate cookies.



Dixie Redmond said...

Peanut! What're you tryin' to do? Get the stats up at local ER's across the nation for angina?

But that sweetheart fudge pie does look good...

Countryfolk Keepsakes said...

Ha! Ha!! Yep Dix, my cookie recipes tend to clog the ol' arteries! :> ) But man, are they fantastic!
I have another delicious chocolate cookie recipe to share soon...

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