The complete cooking time for this particular simple easy Christmas cookie recipe is about three hours. The time is slightly long as the process requires the cookies to cool down after the baking process. The general preparation time or basically the baking time is just twenty minutes which is as quick and simple as it gets with the bake goods. The recipe will provide the instructions & the ingredients for a total of five dozen cookies. Following are the most important ingredients with their measurements correspondingly:



  • One and a half cup of softened butter
  • Five cups of all purpose flour
  • Two cups sugar for sweetening effect
  • Four eggs to gel the ingredients with each other
  • Two tea spoons of baking powder
  • A single spoon of salt to add a mix of flavor
  • A single tea spoon of vanilla extract


For simple easy Christmas cookie recipe Take a large bowl that has enough capacity to accommodate the butter. Pour the butter and sugar followed by their blending and mixing. Form a cream of the two ingredients. Add the eggs and vanilla to the batter. Now stir to the five cups of the flour in it along with the stated measurements of baking powder and salt. Dough will be formed. Cover it and leave it for chilling. The cooling time must be at least an hour or this process can be done overnight.

The oven should be preheated to 200 degree centigrade or 400 degrees F. The dough should be rolled out on a surface that is flat. Cut to the dough in the desired shape using cutter and place the cookies in with an inch of space in between on cookie sheets.

Now for simple easy Christmas cookie recipe bake them for a time span of six to eight minutes. After the baking cool them down completely.