Cookie Turkeys

Cookie Turkeys

Make turkey time sweet with sugar cookies kids will love to decorate.

Prep Time

1:00

Hr:Mins

Total Time

3:00

Hrs:Mins

Makes

18

cookies

1 1/2
cups powdered sugar
1
cup butter or margarine, softened
1
teaspoon vanilla
1/2
teaspoon almond extract
1
large egg
2 1/2
cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
1
teaspoon baking soda
1
teaspoon cream of tartar
1
container Betty Crocker® Rich & Creamy vanilla frosting
Assorted candies, if desired
  1. In large bowl, mix powdered sugar, butter, vanilla, almond extract and egg. Stir in flour, baking soda and cream of tartar. Cover and refrigerate 2 to 3 hours.
  2. Heat oven to 375°F. Lightly grease cookie sheet with shortening or spray with cooking spray. Divide dough in half. On lightly floured surface, roll each half 1/4-inch thick. Cut with 4 1/2-inch turkey-or hand-shaped cookie cutter; place 1-inch apart on ungreased cookie sheets.
  3. Bake 7 to 9 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 15 minutes. Frost and decorate with candies as desired.
Makes 18 cookies
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
How-To
Make a cookie cutter out of cardboard, using the outline of a child's hand to make the shape. Cut out cardboard shape, place on cookie dough and cut around cardboard.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Cookie)
  • Calories 300
    • (Calories from Fat 130),
  • Total Fat 14g
    • (Saturated Fat 7g,
    • Trans Fat 2g),
  • Cholesterol 40mg;
  • Sodium 200mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 40g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 23g),
  • Protein 2g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 2 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.