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Shortbread or sugar cookie recipe

Van Mar 14, 2005 12:58 AM

hi i am looking for a simple but delicious shortbread or sugar cookie recipe. I want to decorate them for easter with the nice frosting that hardens (can't remember what it's called)...any cookie recipe or frosting recipe would be great.
Thanks in advance

  1. k
    Keri T. Mar 15, 2005 03:41 PM

    I think Toba Garrett's recipe from her book Creative Cookies is the best of any cookie for decorating, I took her class here in NYC and will never use another cookie. Even non-cookie fans liked it.

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      Funwithfood Mar 14, 2005 06:08 PM

      I have had great success with a Land o Lakes recipe--check their website.

      (You are probably referring to Royal Icing.)

      1. r
        Rickie Mar 14, 2005 04:20 PM

        If you're looking for sugar cookies to roll and cut into shapes and decorate, the very best recipe I've found was in a Christmas issue of Bon Appetit a few years back -- available on epicurious.com (see below). They are very tasty (I use Plugra butter, which probably helps), and keep their shape very well when baked.

        Link: http://www.epicurious.com/recipes/rec...

        1. k
          krissywats Mar 14, 2005 02:45 PM

          I crave this recipe I like it so much. And it's super simple. Good luck!

          Link: http://www.recipesource.com/baked-goo...

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