This is the recipe for Cut-out Cookies from the „Cooking – a commonsense guide” and it’s a perfect basic recipe for cookies.
Ingredients for Cut-out Cookies
125 gr butter
1/2 cup sugar
1/4 t vanilla essence
2 cups flour
1 1/2 t baking powder
pinch of salt
Directions for Cut-out Cookies recipe
Beat together the butter and sugar until creamy. Add the egg and vanilla,and beat well. Fold the flour to form a soft dough,similar to playdough.
Roll out a 5 mm thick sheet and cut out with cookie cutters. If you want to decorate them ,do so now.Bake in batches for 10-15 minutes or until lightly golden. Cool on a wire rack.
Stick together two cookies with jam,butter filling or Nutella.