Rolled Sugar Cookies
1 ½ cups butter 5 cups flour
2 cups sugar 2 t baking powder
4 eggs 1 t salt
1 t vanilla
Cream butter and sugar until smooth. Beat in eggs and vanilla. Stir in the baking powder, salt and flour. Cover and chill for at least an hour.
Preheat oven to 400o. Rollout dough on floured surface ¼ to ½ inch thick. Cut into shapes. Place cookies 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheets.
Bake 6 - 8 minutes. Until set but not browned.
Sugar Cookie Icing
1 cup powdered sugar ¼ t almond extract
2 t milk (or more) food coloring
2 t light corn syrup
Stir all ingredients together except the food coloring.
Divide into separate bowls and add color to desired intensity.
Spread on cookies and let them dry completely. They will dry hard. Yu may need to leave them out overnight.