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[The Cookie Elf File] 12 Days of Easy Christmas Cookies #3: Christmas Sugar Cookie Recipe
December 05, 2014
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Welcome back to The Cookie Elf File! During December, look for 12 easy Christmas cookies from The Elf – recipes and simple baking tips for making them.

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12 Days of Easy Christmas Cookies #3: Christmas Sugar Cookie Recipe

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This Christmas Sugar Cookie recipe is a classic, a favorite for children and families to make during the holidays.

Christmas sugar cookies, sometimes called “cut out cookies,” are best when made with butter, rather than margarine.

And with just 6 ingredients (not including sugar decorations), this version of cut out sugar cookies is easy and quick to make.

Prep time: 30 minutes
Bake time: 8-10 minutes
Makes about 3-4 dozen bars, depending on how you cut them

Get the full recipe for Christmas Sugar Cookie recipe ... and get inspired by more Christmas cut out cookie variations on The Elf’s Christmas Cut Out Cookies Pinterest Board.

Christmas Cookie Baking Tip : Bake Same-Sized Cut-Out Sugar Cookies Together

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Get best results with cut out sugar cookies when you place cookie shapes of similar size together on a single baking sheet and bake them together. Simply place small cookies, medium-sized cookies, and large cookies on separate baking sheets and bake for an appropriate time for that size.

This way, different cookie shapes on one tray will require about the same amount of time to bake – and they will bake evenly.

See more helpful baking tips on The Elf’s Baking Tips Pinterest Board .

More Easy Sugar Christmas Cookie Recipes from The Elf

Cranberry Sugar Cookies: Make With Just 3 Ingredients Funfetti Sugar Cookies: Easy and Colorful Cake Mix Cookie Recipe Snickerdoodles: a Classic Sugar Cookie Variation Whipped Shortbread: Easy Rolled Sugar Cookies

That’s it for now. See you next time!

Happy baking,

The Cookie Elf

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