Traditional Rolled Christmas Sugar Cookies

Preparation info
  • Makes: about


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      10 min

Appears in
Rose's Celebrations

By Rose Levy Beranbaum

Published 1992

  • About

These sugar cookies can be as simple or as decorative as your fancy dictates. The dough is ideal for rolling and cutting into special shapes. Now is the time to get out your favorite Christmas cookie cutters.



Food Processor Method

In a small bowl, whisk together the flour and salt.

In a food processor with the metal blade, process the sugar until very fine. Cut the butter into a few pieces and add it with the motor running. Process until smooth and creamy. Add the egg, lemon zest, and vanilla extract and process until incorporated, scraping the sides of