These cookies are essentially sugar cookies. The dough is a dream to work with and rolls out very smoothly, yeilding you perfect cookies when baked. Cut them into any desired shape using a cookie cutter, either with a classic shape, Alef-Bais letters, or Chanuka shapes. Serve these as is or kick them up a notch by drizzling melting chocolate and adding sprinkles. A great acitivity for the kiddies on a rainy day!
You may also enjoy this classic recipe for Chanukah cookies that uses oil instead of margarine.
Combine all ingredients and knead until smooth.
Roll out on a floured board to a 1/4″ thickness.
Cut into desired shapes.
Place on greased cookie sheet.
Bake at 350°F for 20-25 minutes.
For Coconut Crisps:
Add 1 1/2 cups coconut, reducing flour to 6 cups.
Photography and Styling by Tamara Friedman