A Few Classic Christmas Cookie Recipes

A Few Classic Christmas Cookie Recipes

Bundaratna.com - Christmas cookies are a traditional treat enjoyed around the holiday season. They are often made with festive shapes and decorations, and can be enjoyed as a dessert or as a sweet snack. Some common Christmas cookie recipes include sugar cookies, gingerbread cookies, and peanut butter cookies. These cookies can be enjoyed on their own or served with a glass of milk or a cup of hot cocoa.

A Few Classic Christmas Cookie Recipes
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Here are a few classic Christmas cookie recipes to try:
  1. Sugar Cookies: In a large mixing bowl, cream together 1 cup butter, 1 cup sugar, and 1 egg. In a separate bowl, sift together 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour, 1 tsp baking powder, and 1/2 tsp salt. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, mixing until well combined. Roll out the dough on a floured surface to about 1/4 inch thickness and use cookie cutters to cut out desired shapes. Place the cookies on a baking sheet and bake at 375 degrees Fahrenheit for 8-10 minutes, or until the edges are lightly golden.
  2. Gingerbread Cookies: In a large mixing bowl, cream together 1 cup butter, 1 cup brown sugar, and 1/2 cup molasses. In a separate bowl, sift together 3 cups all-purpose flour, 1 tsp baking powder, 1 tsp baking soda, 1 tsp ground cinnamon, 1 tsp ground ginger, and 1/4 tsp ground cloves. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, mixing until well combined. Roll out the dough on a floured surface to about 1/4 inch thickness and use cookie cutters to cut out desired shapes. Place the cookies on a baking sheet and bake at 375 degrees Fahrenheit for 8-10 minutes, or until the edges are lightly golden.
  3. Peanut Butter Cookies: In a large mixing bowl, cream together 1 cup butter, 1 cup peanut butter, 1 cup sugar, and 1 egg. In a separate bowl, sift together 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour, 1 tsp baking powder, and 1/2 tsp salt. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, mixing until well combined. Roll the dough into balls and place them on a baking sheet. Use a fork to create a criss-cross pattern on the cookies. Bake at 375 degrees Fahrenheit for 10-12 minutes, or until the edges are lightly golden.

I hope you enjoy these recipes and have a very merry Christmas!