Friday, December 3, 2010

sugar cookies with cinnamon frosting.

Sugar Cookies from Brittany:

1/2 cup butter
1 cup sugar
2 eggs
1 tsp. pure vanilla extract
3 cups all purpose flour
1/2 tsp. salt
2 tsp. baking powder
2 T milk

Cream butter and sugar until fluffy. Add one egg at a time and beat well after each egg. Stir in vanilla. Sift flour, salt and baking powder, beat into creamed mixture alternately with the milk. Form dough into two flattened balls and refrigerate for at least 1 hour. Roll out pretty thick. Cut into desired shape. Bake at 350 for 10-12 minutes.

Butter Frosting with Cinnamon Oil

6 T butter
1/4 cup milk
4 /12 to 4 3/4 cups sifted powdered sugar
1 1/2 tsp vanilla
drops of cinnamon oil (to your liking)

Beat butter until fluffy. Add 1/2 of powdered sugar and mix well. Beat in milk and vanilla. Add remaining powdered sugar and more milk if necessary to reach desired consistency. Add drops of oil to taste.

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