Cow Cookies



For cookie:

1 C butter
2/3 C sugar
1 egg
1 t vanilla
1/2 t salt
2 1/2 C sifted flour

For frosting:

3/4 C powdered sugar
1 T butter
1 T milk
1/2 t lemon extract
1/4 t lemon juice


For cookie:

Cream together butter and sugar.
Beat in egg.
In a separate bowl, mix flour and salt.
Add to mixture along with vanilla.
Mix till all ingredients are well blended.
Chill dough at least 3 hours before rolling.
Preheat oven to 350 deg.
Roll out 1/4″ thick and cut with cow or any cutter.
Place on cookie sheet lined with parchment.
Bake 8-10 min or until barely colored.
Remove from cookie sheet and cool on wire rack.

For frosting:

Melt butter.
Combine all ingredients and beat until smooth.
Add food coloring to part or whole , if desired.
Apply thin layer to completely cooled cookies, with a brush or even just the back of a teaspoon.
Leave overnight to dry, before stacking. I recommend parchment in between layers.

About mama huang

I love to cook and experiment with recipes. The ones published here have been adapted from recipes from various sources and are recipes that members of my family love and ask for.
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