Beth’s Cut Christmas Cookies for Gifting!

Beth's Cut Christmas Cookies for Gifting!

Learn how to make these charming cut Christmas cookies with my Chocolate Sugar Cookie and Vanilla Sugar Cookie recipes. These "Hole in the Heart" cookies are a great way to send your love to family and friends that you may not able to see this Christmas, and let them know you are thinking of them! I’ll also show you two fun Cookie Box DIYs for packaging these cute cookies up for gifting.
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CHOCOLATE SUGAR COOKIE RECIPE
Makes approximately 24 3-inch Cookies
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INGREDIENTS:
1 cup (240g) butter, softened
1 1/4 cups (250g) white sugar
1 egg
1 1/2 tsp (7.5ml) vanilla extract
1 cup (100g) cocoa powder
2 cups (240g) flour
1/4 tsp (1.25ml) baking powder
3/4 tsp (3.75ml) salt

METHOD:
Beat sugar and butter together until light and fluffy. Add the egg and vanilla and beat to combine.

In a large bowl, sift together the cocoa powder, flour, baking powder, and salt. Whisk further to combine.

Add the dry ingredients a little at a time, to the butter mixture, scraping down the bowl as needed.

Divide the dough into 2 balls, flatten into disks and wrap up in the parchment paper. Refrigerate a minimum of 2 hours.

Roll cookies out to 1/8" thick (3 mm) leaving the dough on the parchment paper. Cut out the cookies, transfer to a parchment-lined cookie sheet.

Bake at 350F (175C) for 12 minutes for a 3-inch (7.6cm) Christmas tree. Bake 8-9 minutes for the 2-inch (5 cm) hearts.

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VANILLA SUGAR COOKIE RECIPE
Makes approximately 24 3-inch Cookies
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INGREDIENTS:
1 cup (240g) butter, softened
1 cup (200g) white sugar
1 egg
1 1/2 tsp (7.5ml) vanilla extract
3 cups (360g) flour
1/4 tsp (1.25ml) baking powder
3/4 tsp (3.75ml) salt

METHOD:
Beat sugar and butter together until light and fluffy. Add the egg and vanilla and beat to combine.

In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, and salt.

Add the dry ingredients a little at a time, to the butter mixture, scraping down the bowl as needed.

Divide the dough into 2 balls, flatten into disks and wrap up in the parchment paper. Refrigerate a minimum of 2 hours.

Roll cookies out to 1/8" thick (3 mm) leaving the dough on the parchment paper. Cut out the cookies, transfer to a parchment-lined cookie sheet.

Bake at 350F (175C) for 12-14 minutes for the House. Bake 8-9 minutes for the 2-inch (5 cm) hearts.

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