Snowflake Cookies

Snowflake Cookies

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"This is my mom's Christmas cookie recipe that the kids and I have made for years. Great fun to make and decorate."
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Ingredients

1 h 40 m servings 409 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 409 kcal
  • 20%
  • Fat:
  • 18.7 g
  • 29%
  • Carbs:
  • 54.9g
  • 18%
  • Protein:
  • 5.6 g
  • 11%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 46 mg
  • 16%
  • Sodium:
  • 309 mg
  • 12%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (205 degrees C).
  2. In a large bowl, cream the shortening with the sugar. Add the eggs and vanilla and mix well. Sift the flour and salt into the creamed mixture and stir in gradually. Chill dough for at least one hour.
  3. Roll the chilled dough out to 1/8 inch thick and cut into desired shapes. Bake on an ungreased baking sheet for 6 to 8 minutes. Allow cookies to cool before decorating.

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I don't rate it unless it's five stars and this IS five stars! This is sugar cookie and so easy to make no tweaking required! This is my first time making these and I love that it is so esay to ...

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These are okay. The dough was great for cutouts. 1/8 inch thick though seemed a bit thin and we had trouble getting them on the cookie sheet. We rolled the next ones a little thicker about 1/4 i...

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I don't rate it unless it's five stars and this IS five stars! This is sugar cookie and so easy to make no tweaking required! This is my first time making these and I love that it is so esay to ...

This is the same cut out cookie recipe that I have used for several years. It is easy to make and wonderful for elaborate decorations. This is one that I use each Christmas for the cookie basket...

These are okay. The dough was great for cutouts. 1/8 inch thick though seemed a bit thin and we had trouble getting them on the cookie sheet. We rolled the next ones a little thicker about 1/4 i...

tasted like sugared play-doh, difficult to work with as well

GOOD! My intentions were to make these cookies as snow flakes. I had my cookie cutters all set but the dough would not roll. I had placed it in the refrigerator in the morning and this was ev...

it was alrite, added peanutbutter cause i wanted to.... tasted pretty good... a tad too sugary, but alrite.

These are very good! My whole family loved them!:-)

I was so excited for this recipe but unfortunately I think they are just to sweet for me ! Also when they cool they get a lol bit to hard as well.

It was very difficult to work with. I couldn't really roll it, it was really sticky

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