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Always a classic, cutout sugar cookies are a traditional treat for Christmas or any other holiday.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens
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Sandwich Stars

Ingredients

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Directions

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  • For browned butter, in small saucepan melt butter over medium heat. Reduce heat; cook until butter is light brown (12 minutes). Remove from heat; pour in large bowl. Chill 1-1/2 hours or freeze 45 minutes.

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  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Set aside 4 teaspoons browned butter. Beat remaining 2/3 cup butter on medium to high 30 seconds. Add granulated sugar, baking powder, and salt; beat to combine, scraping bowl. Beat in egg, milk, and 1 teaspoon vanilla. Beat in as much flour as you can; stir in remaining. Divide dough in half. On floured surface, roll half the dough at a time to 1/8-inch thickness; using 2-1/2-inch stars, cut out dough. Use small star cutter to cut out centers of half of large stars. Place 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheets. Bake 7 to 8 minutes or until edges are firm. Cool on wire rack. Spread filling, top with cutout cookie. Makes 18 sandwich cookies.

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Store in airtight container in refrigerator up to to 3 days.

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Nutrition facts are given per sandwich cookie.

Nutrition Facts (Sandwich Stars)

209 calories; 8 g total fat; 5 g saturated fat; 0 g polyunsaturated fat; 2 g monounsaturated fat; 32 mg cholesterol; 105 mg sodium. 32 g carbohydrates; 1 g protein; 52 RE vitamin a; 0 mg vitamin c; 10 mg calcium; 1 mg iron;

Browned Butter Filling

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Directions

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  • In bowl beat browned butter 30 seconds; beat in vanilla and powdered sugar. If needed, add milk, 1 teaspoon at a time, to make spreadable. Tint with red or green food coloring.

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