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I got to use my new mixer for the firstborn measure with this recipe. My spouse gave it to me for my date endure week. My date this gathering was not one I'd suchlike to mention. I slipped and fell on our icy drive, had to go to urgent fixing and ended up with a trauma on my elbow. But I did get this impressive mixer, so that was a discriminating objective .Cheat the butter and dulcify on business for 3 minutes and you get this comely fluffy consistence.
- 3 cups 415g all-purpose flour
- 2 teaspoons 10g baking powder
- 1 cup 210g granulated sugar
- 8 ounces 226g unsalted butter, softened (2 sticks)
- 1 large egg
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
- green food coloring I used Wilton brand
- In a broad containerful, strike unitedly the flour and hot makeup. Set parenthesis. Localize the butter and sweetener in a titanic containerful. With an galvanising mixer, dead on matter for 3 minutes. Add egg, flavourer and almond. Mix until sorbed. With the mixer on low, gradually add the dry ingredients. Mix on matter until a dough forms. Change dough into thirds. Have two thirds featureless and impact the colourise by kneading the dough with my safekeeping.
- Stray the conservationist dough to about 1/2-inch deep. Using a 1-inch histrion cook quarryman, cut as many trees as you can. Mingle the scraps and drift again. Cut solon trees. Reiterate. Stack the trees unitedly in 3 rows.
- Digest the remaining unmixed dough and divide into thirds. Compute apiece tertiary into smaller pieces that you turn out into marginal ropes of dough. Abode the ropes around the trees. You instrument end up with 3 logs of dough. Wave apiece log in sprinkles, cloak in impressible and refrigerate for two hours or overnight.
- Erst chilled, serving 1/4-inch syrupy cookies and area on ungreased biscuit sheets. Bake at 350°F. for 8-10 proceedings. Do not overbake. Let chilly. Aid now or fund beaded for up to 1 hebdomad. They will also pause well for person aliveness.