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I need cookies that I can cut with cookie cutters for Christmas. Please help! :)

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I need cookies that I can cut with cookie cutters for Christmas. Please help! :)

Google rolled sugar cookies and look for the recipe posted by Patti/jerseyangel

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I tried about 4-5 different recipies a couple weeks ago so I could get the families opinion as to what tastes the best. A couple of them went straight to the garbage. My family tested out 2 different recipes and okay'd the one I thought they'd like. gfreelife.com/gluten-free-rolled-sugar-cookies. If you can't find it let me know and I can type up the recipe. I guarantee these are awesome.

Marsha

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Thanks everybody! I will try these. :D

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I use Land O Lakes' recipes and sub Domato or Better Batter for the flour. Just be sure not to roll the soft ones too thin or they will be crispy.

for crispy sugar cookies: http://www.landolakes.com/mealIdeas/ViewRe...m?RecipeID=9859

for soft sugar cookies: http://www.landolakes.com/MealIdeas/ViewRe...?RecipeID=13778

Enjoy!

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We are going to try the soft sugar cookies recipe noted above tonight....any tips on rolling out the dough? Hubby is concerned that it will be quite the chore.

Thanks

Monica

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A silpat helps sometimes, some people put plastic wrap on top and gluten-free flour on the counter, its whatever works best for you, don't forget to flour the rolling pin too. Here is my soft sugar cookie recipe.

2 sticks of butter or oleo

2 cups of sugar

2 Eggs

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I just found a recipe to add to this sugar cookie thread:

http://www.recipezaar.com/183003

There are lots of substitution tips too!

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I need cookies that I can cut with cookie cutters for Christmas. Please help! :)

Buy Pamela's baking mix. Look up Pamela's recipe for sugar cookies on Google and you will have the best sugar cookies ever. They are simple to make!!!!

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