Santa Claus Cutouts Recipe

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Santa Claus Cutouts Recipe
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  1. 1 cup butter, softened
  2. 1 package (3 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  3. 1 cup sugar
  4. 1 Eggland's Best Egg
  5. 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  6. 2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  7. 1/4 teaspoon salt
  8. White, red and blue candy coating disks
  1. In a large bowl, cream the butter, cream cheese and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg and vanilla. Combine flour and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well. Cover and refrigerate for 1-2 hours or until firm.
  2. On a lightly floured surface, roll out dough to 1/4-in. thickness. Cut with a floured 3-in. Santa cookie cutter. Place 1 in. apart on greased baking sheets. Bake at 375° for 6-8 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Cool for 1 minute before removing to wire racks to cool completely.
  3. Melt white candy coating; using a clean paintbrush, add a beard, mustache, eyebrows, hat brim and pom-pom to each Santa. Melt red coating; add hat, nose and mouth. Melt blue coating; add eyes. Let stand until set. Store in an airtight container. Yield: about 3 dozen.
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