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Buttery Holiday Cookies

From ABC News Now's 'Chef's Table'
skill level
Over 8
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  • 1 cup (2 sticks) I Can't Believe It's Not Butter!® Cooking & Baking sticks1/2 cup granulated sugar1 large egg1 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • divided2 cups all-purpose flour3/4 cup confectioners sugar2 to 3 tbsp. heavy or whipping cream or milk
step-by-step directions We've Made Cooking As Easy As 1-2-3! printer friendly version 
  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350°. 
  • 2
    1 cup (2 sticks) butter/margarine substitute & baking sticks
    1/2 cup granulated sugar 
    Beat butter/margarine substitute & baking sticks with granulated sugar in large bowl with electric mixer until light and fluffy, about 3 minutes. 
  • 3
    1 large egg
    1  tsp. vanilla extract
    Beat in egg and 1 teaspoon vanilla.
  • 4
    2 cups all-purpose flour 3
    Beat in flour on low speed just until blended. 
  • 5
    Roll dough into 1-inch balls with lightly floured hands and arrange on ungreased cookie sheets, 2 inches apart. Gently flatten each ball with bottom of lightly floured flat glass. Bake 12 minutes or until cookie bottoms are lightly golden. Cool completely on wire rack.
  • 6
    3/4 cup confectioners sugar
    2 to 3 tbsp. heavy or whipping cream or milk
    1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 
    Mix confectioners sugar, heavy cream and remaining 1/2 teaspoon vanilla in small bowl until smooth; spread on cookies and decorate with colored sugars, sprinkles or tinted icing. 

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