Whether you’re making cookies for Santa Claus, or a holiday party, these spiced sugar cookies are sure to please. Pair them with a steaming mug of milk-free hot chocolate and you’re all set for a festive treat that will please kids and adults alike!
Milk-Free Hot Chocolate
- 1 T. plus 1 tsp. unsweetened cocoa powder
- 2 cups vanilla-flavored rice beverage
- 1 T. plus 1 tsp. molasses (not blackstrap)
- Dash of salt
Place all ingredients in saucepan, over medium heat. Stir often to be sure cocoa powder dissolves. Serve hot.
Nutmeg Cut-Out cookies
- 1 cup milk-free margarine, softened
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 1/4 cup brown sugar
- 2 tsp. vanilla extract
- 1 1/2 T. water, 1 1/2 T. oil, 1 tsp. baking
- powder, mixed together
- 2 3/4 cups flour
- 1/2 tsp. ground nutmeg
- dash of salt
- 4 T. milk-free margarine, softened
- 1 1/2 cups plus 1 T. confectioners sugar
- 2 T. water
- 1 tsp. vanilla extract
In large mixing bowl, with an electric mixer on medium speed, beat margarine and sugars until creamy. Beat in vanilla extract; and water, oil, and baking powder mixture. Beat in flour, nutmeg, and salt. Knead dough into a ball. Cover and chill overnight. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Divide dough in quarters. Roll each quarter out, 1/2-inch thick, between 2 pieces of wax paper. Cut out dough with desired cookie cutters. Place 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheets. Bake 11 minutes, or until done. Cool on wire racks. Frost with Cookie Frosting and decorate, if desired.
In medium bowl, with an electric mixer on medium speed, combine all ingredients until smooth. More water or confectioners sugar may be added, 1 T. at a time, until desired spreading consistency is achieved.
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