In celebration of the Day of the Dead, these cookies were stamped with a day of the dead cookie cutter/stamp. Any cookie cutter shape will do for any occasion.
Prep Time: 10 mins Total Time: 20 mins Serves: 3 dozen large cookies
1 cup butter, softened
½ cup powdered sugar
½ cup sugar
½ tsp vanilla
2 ¼ cups all-purpose flour
½ tsp cream of tartar
½ tsp baking soda
Add butter and sugar to your mixer. Cream the butter and sugar until it is completely mixed. Do not over-mix.
Add vanilla and egg and mix until completely incorporated.
Add Baking soda and cream of tartar
Mix in the flour 1 cup at a time.
Do not chill the dough, the cookies will bake better if the dough is at room temperature.
Roll a handful of the dough out on a prepared surface until it's about 3/8" thick and cut out shapes with a cookie cutter.
Bake at 375 degrees for 7-9 minutes until edges are lightly browned