I’m attending a lot of virtual parties around blogland, and I think for at least some of them, we we’re supposed to bring virtual treats. That reminded me that way back in October when I was making these…
for the Nie Cookie Auction, and my 100th post giveaway, I promised to share the recipe. It’s probably about time I did.
I suppose you can make these for any holiday, but they have always been a Christmas tradition in my family. We haven’t made them this year, because we are going to wait until we go to “Lita’s” house (that what my children call my mom), so she can do most of the work. 🙂 Actually, I’m serious. She doesn’t like to have to paint all of the cookies, but doesn’t mind mixing, rolling out, cutting out, baking and glazing them all. See why we make such a great team!
Here is the woman herself, in action a couple of years ago (two of the children are mine, the blondie is my niece).Isn’t she amazing!
HOLIDAY BUTTER COOKIES
Now for the Frosting…but first a note:
We usually start with a plain white coat on all of the cookies. It makes sure they all get enough frosting and gives you a blank canvas to paint on. Just make sure you let them dry well before painting, like so: