Thelma's Cutout Cookies

Cutout Cookies
Items Needed (for about 2 dozen cookies):

3 cups flour
1 cup sugar
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 stick butter
1 stick margarine (for baking--not light)
2 eggs, beaten
2 teaspoons vanilla


  1. Soften butter and margarine in microwave for 50-60 seconds.
  2. Sift together flour, sugar, salt, baking powder and baking soda.
  3. Beat eggs in a large bowl and add the vanilla.
  4. Add flour mixture and liquid butter/margarine mixture- Mix all together. Shape into a ball and roll it out.
  5. Rolling area and rolling pin: Sprinkle with a mixture of flour and powdered sugar so dough doesn't stick to them. Roll the dough out to 1/4 to 1/8 inch thick. Cut out your designs.
  6. Bake at 325º on a nonstick cookie sheet for approximately 8 minutes, until the tips are light brown.
  7. Frost with frosting and add decorations as desired.
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Thelma's Cutout Cookies