Holiday Woodland Cookies

These sugar cookies are packed full of Christmas spices and fresh orange zest — they will make your kitchen smell amazing!

Ingredients

Holiday Woodland Cookies

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon allspice
  • 1 teaspoon freshly grated orange zest

Royal Icing

  • 1/2 pounds confectioner's sugar
  • 2 1/2 tablespoon meringue powder
  • Scant 1/4 cup water
  • Food colouring

Steps

  1. Mix together the flour, salt, baking powder, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, cloves and allspice in a bowl.
  2. In a separate bowl, cream the butter and sugar with an electric mixer until it becomes light and fluffy.

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