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All purpose flour - 230 gm
Baking soda - 1/2 tsp
Butter - 115 gms
Salt - 1/4 tsp
Confectioner's sugar - 100 gms
Egg - 1
Vanilla extract - 1 tsp
Egg white - 1
Lemon juice - 1 tsp
Confectioner's sugar - 1 & 1/2 cups
In a bowl, mix flour, salt and baking soda.
Beat butter and sugar till light and fluffy.
Add egg and vanilla extract and whisk till mixed.
Do not over mix other wise the cookies will not keep the shape while baking.
Add flour and mix to make a soft dough.
Divide the dough in two equal parts and wrap each part in cling film.
Refrigerate for 3-4 hours.
Pre heat the oven to 180 degrees C.
Line a baking tray with parchment paper.
Slightly flour the surface and roll the dough to 1/8 inch in thickness.
Cut the desired shape from the dough using cookie cutters or hand made templates.
Refrigerate the cut cookies for 10 minutes.
Bake for 9 minutes, till the edges are lightly browned.
Cool on a cooling rack.
For the royal icing
In a clean bowl, whisk the egg white and lemon juice for a minute.
Sift the sugar and add to the egg mixture.
Whisk for 2-3 minutes.
You can add more sugar if the icing looks thin.
If the icing looks thick, add water drop by drop.
This icing starts to harden very soon.
So keep it covered when not using.
Decorate as you want to.
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