Cream butter & sugar together, add beaten eggs and mix well. Mix flour, salt, and baking powder in a separate bowl. Add half flour mixture and half milk and blend well, then repeat. Cover bowl and chill in the refrigerator for about 2 hours.
Preheat oven to 350º. Dough will be sticky, so keep extra flour nearby. Roll out dough, and use your favorite cookie cutters to cut out cookies. Place onto ungreased cookie sheets and bake for 8-12 minutes, depending on the thickness of the cookie. Cool and decorate.
Powdered Sugar Icing
This easy and shiny glaze is great for decorating sugar cookies or drizzling over other desserts.
2 1/2 cups powdered sugar
2 tablespoons LDF milk
1 tablespoon butter, softened
1 tablespoon light corn syrup
1/2 teaspoon vanilla or almond extract
food color, if desired
Combine powdered sugar, water, 1 tablespoon butter, corn syrup, and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla in small mixer bowl; mix until powdered sugar is moistened. Beat at medium speed until smooth, adding additional milk if necessary, to reach desired glazing consistency. Tint with food color, if desired.
Mooo News, December 2008