This recipe is super versatile. The dough can be used for a variety of cookies. Today I made the dough into Christmas ornaments, fit for your tree!
1 1/2 cups softened butter
2 cups caster sugar
5 cups plain flour
2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp salt
Pre-heat oven to 200°c. Line a baking tray with grease0proof paper.
Cream the butter and sugar together, then beat in the eggs to the mixture. In a separate bowl combine the flour, salt and baking powder. Slowly add in the flour mixture to the liquid mix.
Cover the dough and chill for at least an hour.
Roll out the dough on a floured surface and cut your desired shapes.
Bake for 6-8 minutes. Remove from oven and cool before decorating.
Mix up your desired icing and decorate as you like!