I was all set and excited to make sugar cookies with Jace the other day and then realized that I don’t have any Christmas cookie cutters. I was pretty happy when I remembered that my mom gave me a cookie press last year.
I made a batch of cookie dough using THIS recipe (and it is now officially my favorite recipe ever). I didn’t chill my dough at all, just rolled it into a log like the cookie press instructions said, and started clicking away. I even had a little helper at one point.
The press made things go so quickly! I remember my mom’s press being really difficult to use when I was growing up, but this one was so easy. Seriously, one click equals one cookie. I just held the press to the cookie sheet with one hand, clicked with the other, lifted and repeated. I clicked out an entire batch of dough, four cookie sheets worth, in a matter of minutes. After they all baked and cooled (also quickly since the cookies were small), I realized I didn’t want to frost them like typical sugar cookies since half the fun of these is in the design. But I also don’t enjoy the cookies without frosting. So cookie sandwiches was the perfect solution. Just smeared some frosting (using THIS recipe that I also LOVE) on one, topped it with another and then rolled it in sugar sprinkles. Again, this was so fast since I didn’t have to worry about how pretty the frosting looked.
I whipped these out so quickly and they tasted amazing! We took a plate to Nolan’s office, and another one to the mail store where I send off my shop orders. I was left with a lot of frosting, so I made another batch of cookies and have been munching on them ever since. I think I might make some more to give out to friends at church this weekend.
Thanks for stopping by and I hope all your Christmas preparations are going well!
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