December 20, 2011

The Best Sugar Cookie...Christmas Snowflakes!

Snowmen aren't forever, but
Christmas memories are!

"In the jolly winters of the long-ago, It was not so cold as now -Oh, oh no! Then, as I remember, snowballs to eat Were as good as apples now, and every bit as sweet!" ~by James Whitcomb Riley, 1883

Miss Isabella...A Georgia Peach!

This recipe was shared with us by an Atlanta Belle.....Miss Christina! She is a brand new mom to little Isabella....."Izzy".....whom we shall see during the holidays! Can't wait to hold this new baby! Thank you for the recipe shugah....they are simply delish!

 Christina's Christmas Sugar Cookies
2/3 cup butter, softened
¾ cup sugar
1 t. baking powder
¼ t. salt
1 egg
1 T.milk
1 t. vanilla
2 cups flour

Preheat oven to375 degrees F. In a medium sized mixing bowl, beat butter on medium -high speed until light and fluffy. Add sugar, baking powder and salt. Beat well. Beat in egg, milk and vanilla. Then add flour in batches and mix well. Cover the cookie dough and chill about one hour. Roll out the dough in batches and cut your desired shapes.

Notice Miss Helen's vintage rolling pin..one of my most treasured baking tools!

 Today we made snowflakes!  Frost with confectioners icing! Might want to add those festive sprinkles too! Betcha' can't eat just one!!

Wishing you all A Very Happy Holiday!


  1. These can't possibly be as sweet as little Isabella... so pretty though that I must make a batch! Perfect for sharing with neighbors. Thanks so much!

  2. These are so easy to make Joycee and they turn out beautifully. Hope ya'll enjoy these!


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