No-Roll Christmas Sugar Cookies
Super easy, Super good.Yield: Makes 3 dozen 2-bite cookies
|1 1/2 sticks||salted butter, room temperature|
|3/4 cup||+ 2 tablespoons sugar|
|1||large egg yolk|
|1 teaspoon||vanilla extract, or almond extract|
|1 3/4 cups||flour, fluffed to areate befor measuring|
|colored sugar, red, green, or mix|
Preheat oven to 350F.
In a mixing bowl, use an electric mixer to blend the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add the yolk and extract. Combine well. Add the flour and combine well.
Roll the cookie dough into balls (1" balls for 2 bite cookies). Place on greased baking pan. Using a drinking glas, Rub the bottom of the glass with a little butter. Place colored sugars on a plate. Dip glass in the colored sugar, then gently press the glass to flatten the cookie.
Bake for 10-15 minues or until the cookies are done and the bottoms are browned. Cool completely and store in a tightly sealed container.