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Holiday Cutout Cookies

Holiday Cutout Cookies
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Makes 40| Total Time:


  1. Divide the basic sugar cookie dough in half (do not substitute slice-and-bake dough). On a floured surface, roll each piece out ¼ inch thick.
  2. Cut into shapes with cookie cutters. Refrigerate on baking sheets until firm.
  3. Sprinkle with decorating sugar and bake at 350° F on parchment-lined baking sheets until just beginning to brown, 12 to 15 minutes.
  4. Cool slightly on baking sheets, then transfer to wire racks to cool completely.
By December, 2009

Quick Tip

Set baking sheets in the center of the oven rack, two inches between them, so heat circulates evenly.

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    High in vitamin C, these hard, tart berries are grown in bogs in colder regions of North America and Europe. They’re almost always eaten cooked, as in the classic Thanksgiving relish.