VALENTINES COOKIE DAY CHEZ NOUS

VALENTINES CUT OUT COOKIES
by Cheri Payne


1 cup  unsalted Butter-softened
1 ½ cups granulated SUGAR
1 Egg
1 ½ teas Vanilla Extract
   ½ teas  Almond Extract
2¼ cups  all-pur FLOUR
2 teas   Bk Powder
1 teas Salt
Preheat Oven to 400 F
In Mixer bowl cream Butter and Sugar until light and fluffy
BEAT in Egg and  Vanilla and Almond extracts
MIX: Flour,BK Powder and SALT and
ADD: to Butter MIXTURE-1 cup @ a time-Mixing after each addition.
KNEAD in a small amount of colouring if wanted.
DO NOT CHILL dough.
DIVIDE in ½ and on a floured surface roll each ball of dough out  to a 12’’ circle.
CUT out  with  cookie cutter dipped in flour to not stick.
BAKE COOKIES on cookie sheets  for  6-7 mins. . .. or until slightly golden .
NOTE **They freeze well before decorating
ICING  in colours and decorate as desired . . . . . . .