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Amish Christmas Cut-Outs

Old-Fashioned Amish Christmas Cut-Out Cookies

A holiday tradition!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American, Amish

Ingredients
  

  • 2 cups brown sugar
  • 1 cup butter melted
  • 2 eggs well-beaten
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 5 teaspoons baking powder
  • 5 ½ cups flour

Frosting

  • ½ cup butter melted
  • ¼ cup milk
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 4 cups powdered sugar

Instructions
 

  • Combine in order given. 
  • Chill dough for a couple hours
  •  Roll out on floured surface to ¼ inch thick. 
  • Cut out with cookie cutters and place on cookie sheets.
  • Bake at 350 until cookie is set (8 - 10 minutes). Don't over-bake.
  •   Yield will depend on your size of cookie cutters. 

Frosting

  • Whip everything together, spread on cooled cookies
  • Top with sprinkles.
  • For extra flavor brown the butter till almond burnt or replacing the milk with prepared coffee.
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