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Rolled Cookie Cutter Cookies

Updated on January 13, 2020
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A great cookie recipe from my sister in law's friend whose been making cakes and cookies for a long time. She's like our Martha Steward.

Plain Cookies, a recipe from a friend whose been making cookies for our troops in Afghanistan

Our daughter grew up with this tradition of making cookies with her Aunts before every holidays. They will get together at my sister-in-law's home and spent the day making cookies. My sister-in-law will set a date before that special day, would it be Christmas, Valentine's Day, Easter; or whatever it might be. They will bake bunches of cookies to be used for the party. My daughter always look forward to this tradition. She loves spending time with her Aunts and create memories every year.

My daughter's other Aunt gave her a recipe that was given to her by her best friend. The recipe was so simple that my ten-year-old daughter can handle baking it herself. We all like this recipe because of it's soft texture and very delicious flavor.

Last February, my sister-in-law was able to bring my daughter to her friend's home to decorate the cookies she made for the troops in Afghanistan. Indeed it was a fun time for my daughter to join her aunt decorating cookies for our soldiers abroad. She was given a few cookies to take home. We all like the flavor of the cookies. Our young baker told us that she would like to make the same cookies for us if we will provide for the ingredients.

We bought all the ingredients for the cookie and she was so excited to make it for us. My daughter have cookie cutters that her aunts gave her; she was so happy to use them for the first time. I was there supervising the big event.

This cookie can be decorated with icings and candy sprinkles. Our daughter put icing on some cookies and she decorated it with semi-sweet chocolate chips. My husband and I just like the plain one. It was so fun watching our daughter preparing the dough and baking the cookies. It was delicious!

One time with our homeschool group we made a lot of cookies to be sent to our troops in Iraq. It was such fun time to pack and eat great tasting cookies. We were able to collect few recipes from that event too.

Cookie making has been our family tradition since my daughter was just a kid. It's a nice thing to do to create good memories.

Cookies for the troops...

At my sister-in-law's friends home. My daughter and her aunt helped out in icing and decorating tons of cookies to be sent to our troops in Afghanistan. My daughter had a great time decorating the cookies. This inspired her to bake the same cookies for us.

More cookies for our troops....

My sister-in-law's best friend, busy decorating her cookies. She baked the best cookies and cakes I ever tasted and seen (she decorated them beautifully). This wonderful lady baked our wedding cake 15 years ago.

You can decorate your cookies like these if you prefer to, or eat them as it is, it was yummy!

The dough

After mixing all ingredients, my daughter formed her dough into a ball to be refrigerated for few hours. The dough should be refrigerated so that it will be easier to handle. Overnight would be an ideal length of refrigeration, but few hours will work as well.

She could not wait for 24 hours to make the cookies. Our young baker was so excited to form the dough after few hours. The cookies turned out real good. It was delicious! Kat was so proud of herself making her own cookies. She loves making cookies with her Aunts too.

Dough must be refrigerated!

Put dough in a container and cover it with cellophane.

After few hours, it's ready to be rolled and cut

Cook Time

Prep Time: Approximately 15 minutes, Refrigerate for 2 hours

Total Time: Approximately 3 hours


  • 1 cup margarine or butter- softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 4 cups flour


  1. Cream butter & sugar with an electric mixer.
  2. Beat in eggs and vanilla.
  3. Stir or sift together flour, baking soda, and salt; add to creamed mixture and mix well.
  4. Chill at least 2 hours or overnight so dough is easier to handle.
  5. Put flour into a clean counter and roll dough until desired thickness is acquired.
  6. Dip cookie cutters into flour and cut shapes.
  7. Place cookies in a parchment paper over cookie sheets.
  8. Bake at 375 degrees for 8 - 12 minutes.
5 stars from 1 rating of Rolled Cookie Cutter Cookie

Icing - Bonus recipe!

In case you would like to put icing on your cookies, I am adding here the recipe that goes good with it.

Cook Time

Prep Time: 10 minutes


  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • 4 tbsp. margarine or butter
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 2 to 4 tbsp. hot water


  1. Mix all ingredients except water with electric mixer.
  2. Add water 1 tbsp. at a time and stir until spreadable consistency is attained.
  3. Spread on cookie cut-outs and decorate with candy sprinkles.

Enjoying your cookie

What beverages do you think will go good with cookies?

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Who loves cookies?

My daughter always wanted to help in the kitchen, especially making cookies.

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© 2012 Lorna

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    • Erin Mellor profile image

      Erin Mellor 

      6 years ago from Europe

      These look great, and what a lovely idea to send a taste of home to troops.

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      Sure Temp 

      6 years ago


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      Shinichi Mine 

      6 years ago from Tokyo, Japan

      Beawutiful cookies.

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      Deborah Carr 

      7 years ago from Orange County, California

      I'm back to see this lens, again! I love cookies!

    • takkhisa profile image


      7 years ago

      What a great idea! Yeah, i love cookies :)

      Happy Valentine's Day to you and to your all family members :)

    • VspaBotanicals profile image


      7 years ago

      I love the idea of supporting our troops. zlove the photos.

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      7 years ago

      Some nice tea to go with the cookies . . . .

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      Deborah Carr 

      7 years ago from Orange County, California

      I also wanted to mention that your daughter is adorable! She will have many happy memories of helping you in the kitchen.

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      Deborah Carr 

      7 years ago from Orange County, California

      I love cookies, and these fun cookies that you make would be a lot of fun to decorate.

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      7 years ago

      There you go....your 20th squid like on this lens....nice work.

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      7 years ago

      There you go....your 20th squid like on this lens....nice work.

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      7 years ago

      I'll have some cookies. Yummy!

      Milk too, please! :)

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      Johann The Dog 

      7 years ago from Northeast Georgia


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      8 years ago

      I make a similar cookie to the ones your daughter made - mostly for Christmas because the decorating takes a long time. I applaud your daughter for taking part in a very worthy effort by baking cookies for the troops. She's awesome!

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      8 years ago

      I love making and eating cookies and rolled cookies are probably my favorites! Blessed!

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      Rose Jones 

      8 years ago

      Very sweet lens, no pun intended. Angel Blessed for the original photos and the generosity you shared by baking for the troops.

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      food monkey 

      8 years ago

      I absolutely love them! nice lens :)

    • LornsA178 profile imageAUTHOR


      8 years ago from USA

      @Mozaika: Thanks for you visit my friend and being the first to like this lens. I would like to see some of your cookie recipes in your future lenses. God bless!

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      8 years ago

      I used to make cookies almost every day when we were newlyweds! We had friends over just to eat those cookies :) But I attempted sugar cookies once - I always feel that they won't turn out good :")


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