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       Title: Decorated Sugar Cookies
  Categories: Cookies
       Yield: 60 servings
  
   1 1/2 c  Powdered sugar
       1 c  Margarine or butter;
            -softened
       1 ts Vanilla
     1/2 ts Almond extract
       1    Egg
   2 1/2 c  All-purpose flour*
       1 ts Baking soda
       1 ts Cream of tartar
            Creamy vanilla frosting
            Tinted with food color;  if
            -desired
            Colored sugar;  small
            -candies,
            Candied fruit or nuts
            *if using self-rising flour
            ---  omit
            Baking soda and cream of
            -tartar.
  
   Recipe by: Betty Crocker’s Cookbook
   Mix powdered sugar, margarine, vanilla, almond extract and egg. Stir in
   remaining ingredients except granulated sugar. Cover and refrigerate at
   least 2 hours.
   Heat oven to 375 degrees. Grease cookie sheet lightly. Divide dough in
   half. Roll each half 1/4-inch thick on lightly floured surface. Cut into
   desired shapes with 2 to 2-1/2-inch cookie cutters. Place on cookie sheet.
   Bake 7 to 8 minutes or until edges are light brown; cool. Frost or
   decorate cooled cookies with Creamy Vanilla Frosting tinted with food
   color if desired. Decorate with colored sugar, small candies, candied
   fruit or nuts if desired. ABOUT 5 DOZEN COOKIES; 80 COOKIES PER COOKIE.
  
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