Cut out cookies

sjordan, Nov 19, 6:07am
I want to make some for christmas but the ones I made last time spread and didn't look like the shape I had made. Does anyone have a great recipe that holds its shape? TIA

lilyfield, Nov 19, 6:42am
shortbread stars

sjordan, Nov 19, 9:54am
yeah like those but the recipe that holds it shape when cooking

blythewinsome, Nov 19, 10:32pm
most sugur cookie recipes work

secret is to chill the dough before rolling and cutting

here the recipe on the back of some dinosaur cookie cutters i havent opened yet

1 egg
225grm butter
200grams of sugar
1 teaspoon of baking powder
2tablespoons orange juice
1 teaspoon of vinilla
285grams of flour

mix first six ingredients with beater untill fluffy, gradually stir in flour by hand until well mixed. chill 2 to 3 hours in fridge until firm enough to roll out with rolling pin. preheat oven to 200c. cut out your cookies and place cookies on bakingsheet, bake for 6 to 10 minutes and ice when cold.

308hq, Nov 19, 10:36pm
There is a good cookie dough recipe on www.littlecookies.co.nz.

tortenz, Nov 19, 11:10pm
I made a gingerbread dough the other day, it was good.I didn't make cookies (made an edible gift box), but was a delicious recipe if you feel like gingerbread.Recipe is at http://tortenz.wordpress.com (2nd post down)

kay141, Nov 19, 11:14pm
I use the sheets of ready rolled sweet short pastry. Stays in shape and easy peasy.
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