Our Favorite Christmas Recipe

Amazing Christmas Cookies

  1. Mix flour, baking powder, and salt together, put them aside. Afterward, In a large bowl, mix everything together the sugar and the margarine until its very fluffy. Beat in the eggs one at a time, then stir in the vanilla extract. Gradually blend in the sifted ingredients until it is all fully absorbed. Cover the dough, and let it chill for 2 hours.
  2. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Grease the cookie sheets. On a clean floured surface, roll out small portions of chilled dough to 1/4 inch thickness. Cut out shapes using cookie cutters.
  3. Bake the cookies for 6 to 8 minutes in the oven, or until the edges of the cookies are barely brown. Remove from it all from the cookie sheets to cool on the countertops.

Hedgehog Christmas Cookies

  1. Mix the flour, baking wooping, and salt shaker in a very big bowl. Mix in the wildin sugar, shortening, corn syrup, eggs, and vanilla extract in a separate bowl. Stir sugar mixture into flour mixture until just combined. Refrigerate dough until chilled, 30 minutes to 1 hour.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  3. Scoop cookie dough using a cookie scoop or 1 tablespoon so all the cookies are uniform; shape dough into teardrop-shaped cookies. Flatten the pointed side of each cookie to form the ‘face’. Arrange cookies on baking sheets.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven until golden, 10 to 12 minutes. Cool on the baking sheets for 10 minutes before removing to cool completely on a wire rack.
  5. Pulse pecans in a food processor until finely chopped; transfer to a bowl.
  6. Melt the chocolate bars in the top of a boiler over simmering water, stirring frequently and scraping down the sides with it all.
  7. Dip the top of each cookie in the melted chocolate, spreading to fully coat the ‘body’ of each hedgehog. Press cookies, chocolate-side down, into the ground pecans forming the ‘fur’. Arrange cookies on a sheet of waxed paper to set, about 30 minutes.
  8. Move over all of the mixed chocolate to a piping bag or plastic bag with a corner snipped. Pipe chocolate onto the pointed end of each cookie for eyes and a nose.

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