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Kris Kringle Cookies

Servings: Approximately 8 dozen
These cookies are very easy to make and good for kids to help with. Also, good for cookie swaps. The Kris Kringle Cookies are a Christmas thing in our family but they are great as an everyday treat as well, they freeze and travel well.

For Cookie Dough:
2 cups (1 lb./4 sticks) butter, softened
2 cups granulated sugar
2 eggs
4 cups all-purpose flour
4 tsp. cream of tartar
2 tsp. baking soda

For Decoration: (use a combination of these colored sugars and sprinkles or use just one)
Granulated or Powdered sugar
Colored Sugar
Colored Sprinkles

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 C). Grease cookie sheets.

Cream the softened butter with the sugar. Beat in eggs.

Combine flour, cream of tartar and baking soda; blend gradually into creamed mixture.

Shape dough into 3/4 inch balls, dip one end of each ball in colored sugar and place (sugar side up) 2 inches apart on greased cookie sheet.

Bake in 350 degree F (180 C) oven for 12 to 15 minutes or until edges are slightly browned. (cookies will flatten during baking). Cool slightly before removing from baking sheets, then cool completely on wire racks. Dip in colored sprinkles if desired. Store cookies in airtight container.

Makes approximately 8 dozen cookies.

Source: Kate Hall
Submitted By: Kate Hall
Date: July 15, 2003