Christmas Butter Cookies (Xristougeniatika mbiskota boutirou)

Hello everyone, I hope that all are well and getting ready for the holidays.  I am feeling better and better each day :).  Christmas is coming up rather quickly, so I decided to start my christmas cookies, so I haven’t made Christmas cookies in years, so I took out the recipe and started making cookies this morning. 

The cookies are simple to make, a recipe that is straight forward and not to much of a mess in the kitchen.  My kitchen is quite small, so I don’t really have much counter space to lay everything all over, so I have to move a few things around to be able to cook and bake.  So, here here goes…..:)

Ingredients:

2 1/3 All Purpose Flour

1/4 teaspoon Salt

1 cup softened Butter

1 cup of  Crystal fine Sugar

1 Egg

2 teaspoons Vanilla Extract

Sprinkles

Sugar Powder

Glaze/Icing

Preparation:

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In a bowl combine flour and salt and set aside for later use.

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Add butter and sugar into a mixer and beat until fluffy.  Add in the egg and the vanilla extract and continue to beat. 

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Slowly add the flour mixture into the butter batter and beat until it becomes dough.

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Wrap dough in a large piece of plastic wrap, then place it in the refrigerator for at least one hour.  This way the dough is hardened and it is easier to roll out.

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Roll out dough.  Use any cookie cutter that you have on hand.

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I have star cookie cutters 🙂  Bake on medium to high for 20 minutes.

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Once cookies are baked lay on a rack to cool off before starting topping process.  My chocolate/white icing did not turn out like I wanted it too, so I used sugar powder for most of my cookies as topping.  This recipe makes about 25 cookies…..:)

Kali Orexi!!! 🙂

 

 

 

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27 Comments Add yours

  1. Ritu says:

    Another Yummy Recipe! I’ll be making my Christmas cookies this weekend!

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    1. foodzesty says:

      Thank you Ritu 🙂 It took me a while to make them had some mishaps with the icing uffff but at the end they taste great….Can’t wait to see your cookies 🙂

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      1. Ritu says:

        I’ll make sure I post!!!

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      2. foodzesty says:

        Please do and be careful not to burn yourself 🙂

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      3. Ritu says:

        I shall try my hardest not to!!!

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    1. foodzesty says:

      Thank you so much 🙂

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  2. Perfect! Thanks for sharing! 🙂

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  3. Monika says:

    These look beautiful! I just sent you an email:)

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  4. dtills says:

    Yummy Sophie 🙂

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  5. These are looking so delicious…Awesome recipe !!

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  6. 365daysofnew says:

    Thanks for the recipe. I’m going to try it this weekend.

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    1. foodzesty says:

      Let me know how they turned out 🙂

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  7. mistimaan says:

    Loved your yum recipe 🙂

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  8. Megala says:

    Beautiful & delicious cookies ! Nice to see these cookies of various sizes !!

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    1. foodzesty says:

      Thanks so much Megala….Had mishaps with the icing…then I decided to just sugar coat them and it turned out much better. 🙂

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  9. They look mouthwatering, Sophie!

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    1. foodzesty says:

      Thank you Karin 🙂

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  10. What a nice Christmas cookies, Sophie! ❤️❤️❤️ I am not preparing any this year

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    1. foodzesty says:

      Thank you Vero…:) I haven’t made cookies for a few years…so I thought why not just make a small batch…;)

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      1. Wow, it was great idea! To be honest, Christmas cookies are one of the things I like about Christmas a lot! 😍🙈

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  11. WoodRtist says:

    Nice easy to make recipe
    Thanks

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    1. foodzesty says:

      Thank you for your kind comment

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