Alphabet Cookies


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The Art of the Cookie

The Art of the Cookie

By Shelly Kaldunski

Published 2011

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If you can’t find the ideal cookie cutter, trace or print letters on card stock and cut them out with a utility knife or scissors. Place them on the dough and cut shapes with the tip of a paring knife.



  1. Bake the cookies according to the Vanilla Sugar Cookies recipe, for 16–19 minutes. Let cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  2. Spoon the icing into a bowl and add food coloring, if using. Spoon into a paper cone or pastry bag with a ⅛-inch (3-mm) round tip. Pipe the icing around the edge of