Christmas Sugar Cookies
Cake flour 453g
Granulated sugar 140g
Almond flour (meal) 104g
Unsalted butter (room temperature) 350g
Whole eggs 86g
Using a paddle, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
Add almond flour and beat well.
Add cake flour at low speed and mix until incorporated.
Add eggs and mix just until combined.
Flatten the dough to about 1" thick, wrap, and place in the refrigerator until firm enough to roll out, 1-2 hours.
Preheat oven to 350F.
Roll the dough to 1/4" thick, cut with cookie cutters, and place on a baking sheet.
Bake at 350F for 10-12 minutes or until there is a slight golden brown color at the bottom edges of the cookies.
Once cookies have cooled completely, ice and decorate with royal icing.
Time to TASTE!!!
Royal Icing Ingredients
Powdered sugar 150g
Egg whites 35g
Vanilla extract (optional) 5g
Food coloring gel
Mix sugar with egg whites until smooth.
Separate icing and add desired colors.