Photo: Erik Putz
This make-ahead dough will be your holiday savour. Prepare the dough now and then freeze it until that holiday bake sale or unexpected guest pops up.
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 cup red, green and white sprinkles, (optional)
1 cup unsalted butter, at room temperature
3/4 cup granulalted sugar
1 tsp vanilla
1/2 cup icing sugar
1 tbsp milk
Stir flour, baking powder and salt in a medium bowl. Add sprinkles, if desired. Preheat oven to 350F. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment.
Beat butter and sugar on medium-high in a large bowl until fluffy. Gradually beat in egg and vanilla. Beat in flour mixture until just combined. Gather dough into a ball and divide in half, rolling each portion into a 2-in.-wide log. Wrap logs in waxed paper and chill until firm, 1 to 1½ hr.
Slice cookies into ¼-in. rounds and arrange 1 in. apart on prepared sheets. Bake until golden, 10 to 12 min. Let cool on sheets for 1 min, then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.
Whisk icing sugar with milk until smooth. Brush cookies with a thin layer of icing.
Calories 57, Protein 1g, Carbohydrates 7g, Fat 3g, Sodium 23mg.
Originally published in the Today’s Parent November/December 2018 issue. Photo by Erik Putz.
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