Aunt Zula's Christmas Cutouts

Aunt Zula's Christmas Cutouts


"This a fantastic old-fashioned sugar cookie recipe that is not as sweet as others that I have used. They complement a powdered sugar icing without being overly sweet. My favorite, and EASY!"


servings 309 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 309 kcal
  • 15%
  • Fat:
  • 18.3 g
  • 28%
  • Carbs:
  • 32.4g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 4.1 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 31 mg
  • 10%
  • Sodium:
  • 232 mg
  • 9%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C).
  2. Cream sugar and shortening together. Add eggs and dry ingredients. Add the milk last.
  3. No need to chill this dough, simply roll out to 1/4 inch thickness, cut out and bake 10-12 minutes.
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  1. 29 Ratings


I thought that this was one of the best sugar cookie recipes that I have ever tried. I liked that the dough didn't have to be refigerated before rolling it out. That makes it probably the fastes...

This recipe was yummy! I actually made it for 144 servings (288 cookies) for family and gift giving. wow. a luscious cutout cookie, that improved as the days went did not disintigrate o...

This is a fantastic recipe for making a simple cutout cookie as a base for a flavorful icing. I substituted butter for shortening and added a pinch of baking powder to puff them up a little bit...

Easy to make but the flavor is very bland.

Great recipe! Cookies are delicious, light and crisp. Easy to make. One hint - the dough was rather sticky for rolling out, I had to use quite a bit of flour for dusting the pin & the table to...

I made this recipe last night/today (I usually cook at midnight or.. 3AM! haha) The only thing is, adding the eggs to the recipe, I found that I only needed to add one egg. This maybe was becaus...

Great recipe. I used butter instead of shortening. Not too sweet, which is great because everyone usually adds icing etc. Perfect when you're in a time crunch because they don't need to be chill...

the best sugar cookie recipe i have tryed so far, i would highly recommend it.

I tried these cookies for the first time and I ended up making two batches!!! They were so easy and they rolled out just perfectly even for me!!!(I am not the most patient when it comes to roll...