Cherry Cut Out Cookies with Cherry Icing
  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 1/2 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
  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 a cookie cutter, cut into the 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.
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