(WFRV) – We’re kicking off a month of fun cookie recipes for your holiday tray from local bakers.
Bake at 350 degrees for approx. 9-15 minutes
Yields approx. 2.5 dozen, 3-inch cookies; 1 dozen large logo cookies
1 cup salted butter
1 cup (228 g) white sugar
1 tsp vanilla extract
2 tsp baking powder
3 cups all-purpose flour
-Beat sugar and butter about 3 minutes until light and fluffy
-Beat in egg and extract
-Combine flour and baking powder, add to mixture, if it gets too stiff, mix by hand. DO NOT CHILL.
-Divide into workable batches. Roll out into ¼ inch thick. Bake as directed.
¼ cup (40 g) meringue powder
½ cup water
8 cups powdered sugar
2 tsp (10 mL) vanilla extract
-Mix meringue powder and water until frothy
-Add powdered sugar and vanilla about 2 minutes
-If too thick add 1 tsp of water at a time (want a very thick consistency to start with)