Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Traditional Christmas Cookie Recipes

FLUSHING, Mich - Kick it old school this Christmas with one of these traditional Christmas cookie recipes! Thanks to our friends on Pinterest, we found a few of our personal favorite cookies that will never go out of style! Enjoy one or enjoy them all! For more recipes, decoration ideas, or wrapping tips, visit our Pinterest page. Ready, set, bake!

Sugar Cookies:
This ideal holiday cookie is fit for any occasion! Dress it up with some icing and sprinkles or leave it plain! Either way, it is a yummy traditional cookie that is super fun for kids to help with!

Cookie Ingredients:
1 cup(s) (2 sticks) butter (no substitutions), softened
1/2 cup(s) sugar
1 large egg
1 tablespoon(s) vanilla extract
3 cup(s) all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon(s) baking powder
1/2 teaspoon(s) salt

See the step-by-step instructions here! The frosting is optional but you can find the recipe clicking here.

Easy Gingerbread Cookies:
A Christmas classic! These cookies are super simple to make and are another fun treat for the kids to help out with.

3/4 c. butter softened
3/4 c. brown sugar packed
1 3.4 oz.pkg. butterscotch instant pudding
1 egg
2 c. flour
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tblsp. ground ginger
1 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon

You can find the instructions for baking these cookies here.

Shortbread Bites:
An old favorite made into a bite-size version. Make these shortbreads extra fun by adding different colored sprinkles to the mix.
1 1/4 cup(s) all-purpose flour
3 tablespoon(s) sugar
1/2 cup(s) (1 stick) butter (no substitutions), cold, cut into pieces
1 tablespoon(s) red and green nonpareils or sprinkles or 1/2 cup mini baking bits

Old Fashioned Molasses Cookies:
Yum! The last, by not the least, is this chewy and delicious cookie! There is something extra special about this molasses cookie during the holiday season.
3/4 cup margarine or butter
1 cup sugar
1/4 cup molasses
1 egg
1/2 teaspoon each cloves, salt, ginger
1 teaspoon cinnamon
2 cups flour
2 teaspoons baking soda
Granulated sugar for rolling the cookies

Believe it or not Christmas is just a week away! You still have plenty of time to give one of these traditional Christmas cookie recipes a try. Again, for more yummy recipes or holiday inspiration you can visit our Pinterest page!

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