Simple Iced or Stamped Cookies

by

Fresco

Posted 5 April 2022 (Last updated 18 February 2022)

Serves

12

Total Time

43mins

Calories

313

Easy cookies, perfect for decorating with icing or colored sugar, or stamping with messages and patterns.

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    Ingredients

  • Unsalted butter icon
    Unsalted butter100 groom temperature
  • Granulated sugar icon
    Granulated sugar100 g
  • Egg icon
    Egg1
  • Vanilla extract icon
    Vanilla extract1 teaspoon
  • All purpose flour icon
    All purpose flour280 g
  • Powdered sugar icon
    Powdered sugar400 g
  • Water icon
    Water3 tablespoons
  • Food coloring icon
    Food coloringas needed
    Method

  • 1. Add unsalted butter and granulated sugar to a clean stand mixer bowl
  • 2. Cream together until light and fluffy
  • 3. Add egg and vanilla extract to the dough
  • 4. Mix until combined
  • 5. Add all purpose flour to the dough
  • 6. Mix until dough forms
  • 7. Wrap with plastic wrap
  • 8. Chill in fridge - 30 min
  • 9. Pre-heat oven - 175°C
  • 10. Roll out until 1/8" (5mm) thick
  • 11. Cut out
  • 12. Decorate
  • 13. Transfer dough to 2 baking sheets
  • 14. Bake until light golden - 8 min, 175°C
  • 15. Let cool - approx 5 min
  • 16. Transfer onto cooling rack until completely cool
  • 17. Add powdered sugar to a clean medium bowl
  • 18. Sift in flour sifter
  • 19. Add water and food coloring to the icing
  • 20. Stir until smooth
  • 21. Spread icing with 2 cookies

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