Mary's Sugar Cookies
Mary's Sugar Cookies might be just the dessert you are searching for. This recipe makes 60 servings with 62 calories, 1g of protein, and 3g of fat each. This recipe covers 1% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. It can be enjoyed any time, but it is especially good for Christmas. A mixture of almond extract, flour, confectioners' sugar, and a handful of other ingredients are all it takes to make this recipe so yummy. It is a good option if you're following a vegetarian diet. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes around 2 hours and 25 minutes.
In a large bowl, cream together the butter and confectioners' sugar until smooth. Beat in the egg and stir in the vanilla and almond extract.
Combine the flour, baking soda and cream of tartar; blend into the creamed mixture. Cover and chill for at least two hours.
Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Divide the dough into two parts. On a lightly floured surface, roll each piece of the dough out to 3/16 inch in thickness.
Cut into desired shapes with cookie cutters.
Place cookies 1 1/2 inches apart onto greased cookie sheets.
Sprinkle cookies with plain or colored granulated sugar.
Bake for 8 minutes in the preheated oven, until lightly browned. Allow cookies to cool on baking sheet for 5 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.