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Letters of the Alphabet

YIELD Makes about 5 dozen cookies

INGREDIENTS

Gingerbread Cookie Dough (recipe)
Colored frostings and glazes, colored sugars, sprinkles and assorted small candies

PREPARATION:

  1. Prepare Gingerbread Cookie Dough. Cover; refrigerate about 8 hours or until firm.
  2. Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease cookie sheets.
  3. Divide dough into 4 equal sections. Reserve 1 section; cover and refrigerate remaining 3 sections.
  4. Roll reserved dough on well-floured surface to 1/8-inch thickness. Sprinkle with flour to minimize sticking, if necessary.
  5. Cut out alphabet letter shapes using 2-1/2-inch cookie cutters. Place cutouts on prepared cookie sheets. Repeat steps with remaining dough.
  6. Bake 6 to 8 minutes or until edges begin to brown. Remove cookies to wire racks; cool completely.
  7. Decorate cookies with frostings, glazes, colored sugars, sprinkles and assorted small candies.
Tip
Encourage children to arrange letters to spell names of people they know, their favorite animals or pets, colors or even of places they like to go. A tasty way to learn the ABC's.
This recipe appears in: Cooking with Kids
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