Roll and Cut Cookies
2 cups salted
2 cups granulated sugar
2 large eggs
4 tablespoons whipping cream (or whole milk)
4 tablespoons pure vanilla
2 teaspoons almond extract
6 cups unsifted all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon baking powder
Combine butter and sugar. Just make sure the mixture is smooth -no butter lumps.
In a small bowl mix egg, milk/cream, and extracts. Add this mixture all at once
to the butter and sugar. Mix just until the egg is broken. The mixture will
"curdle" but that's not a problem.
In another small bowl, mix the flour and baking powder. Add these dry
ingredients to the liquid ingredients in the mixing bowl. Process to form dough.
Preheat the oven to 325° F. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper. The
beauty of this dough is that it does not need to chill before using it. Simply
flour a work surface. Knead the dough a few times to smooth it out and with a
rolling pin, roll dough. Cut into desired shapes. The dough scraps can be used
Bake for 8 to 10 minutes, or until golden brown. Cool on a