Lactose-Free Sugar Cookies

Lactose-Free Sugar Cookies

Light and sweet, these easy rollout sugar cookies will please any guest and make a great hostess gift for holiday parties. Rollouts also make a fun holiday project for kids in the kitchen. These are soft, crisp, and won’t break in the mail.

  • Prep: 25 minutes
  • Chill: 4 hours
  • Bake: 40 minutes
  • Total: 5 dozen, 2 inch cookies

1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
1 cup Fleischmann’s Unsalted (Lactose-Free) Margarine
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 teaspoon almond extract
1 large egg
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon cream of tartar
granulated sugar

  1. Mix powdered sugar, margarine, vanilla, almond extract, and egg in large bowl. Stir in remaining ingredients except granulated sugar. Cover and refrigerate 4 hours.
  2. Heat oven to 375 degrees. Grease cookie sheet lightly with lactose-free vegetable oil spray.
  3. Roll dough about 1/4 inch thick and cut into shapes with cookie cutters. Sprinkle with granulated sugar and place on cookie sheet. Refrigeraate cookies on sheet for a few minutes before baking.
  4. Bake 7-8 minutes or until edges are golden. Remove from cookie sheet to cool.

You can also sprinkle these cookies with colored sugar or decorations before baking.After baking and cooling the cookies, you can frost them. Follow the frosting recipe below for a sweet, yummy lactose-free glaze. If you plan on frosting the cookies, do not sprinkle them with granulated sugar before baking.

Kirsten’s Lactose-Free Powdered Sugar Glaze

1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
3/4 teaspoon vanilla
2 to 3 tablespoons Rice Dream rice beverage

Mix all ingredients to a smooth or drizzle-able consistency. Add extra Rice Dream as needed. Drizzle or spread over completely cooled cookies.

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