Cherry Cut Out Cookies with Cherry Icing
Ingredients
  • 1 cup butter
  • 1½ cups confectioners/powdered sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 3 teaspoons cherry extract
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 4 drops Americolor soft pink coloring
  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
Instructions
  1. Cream together room temperature butter and sugar
  2. Add to this the egg and extract and color
  3. Stir in flour, baking powder and salt. Adding a cupful at a time.
  4. Mix until the dough forms a ball on the paddle
  5. Roll out dough on floured surface and using cookie cutter, cut into desired shape.
  6. Bake at 400 degrees for 7-9 miinutes
Cherry Icing
  1. Cherry Icing
  2. Mix one cup powdered sugar with two teaspoons corn syrup, add in 2-3 tablespoons water and two teaspoons cherry extract along with 4-5 drops soft pink coloring.
  3. Mix until icing is smooth and pipe onto cookies with #4 tip.
Recipe by Created by Diane at https://www.createdby-diane.com/2012/03/cherry-cookies-with-cherry-icing.html