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Recipe: Sugar Cookie Bunnies

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Ingredients

Makes about 1 dozen

* 2 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for surface
* 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
* 1/4 teaspoon salt
* 1 stick (1/2 cup) unsalted butter, softened
* 1 cup granulated sugar
* 1 large egg, room temperature
* 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

  • Sift flour, baking powder, and salt together into a bowl. Beat butter and sugar with a mixer on medium-high speed until pale and fluffy. Beat in egg and vanilla. Reduce speed to low. With machine running, gradually add flour mixture; mix until combined. Shape into a disk, and wrap in plastic. Refrigerate until firm, at least 45 minutes (or up to 3 days).
  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Transfer dough to a lightly floured work surface. Roll to 1/8 inch thick. Using a 5-inch-tall bunny-shaped cookie cutter, cut out cookies. Space 2 inches apart on parchment-lined baking sheets. Reroll scraps, and cut out. Refrigerate until firm, about 15 minutes.
  • Bake until golden, 12 to 15 minutes. Let cool completely on sheets on wire racks. Cookies can be stored in airtight containers at room temperature up to 1 week.

Thanks Martha Stewart!

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