1 cup of sugar ½ cup of butter, softened 1 large egg 1 tablespoon water or milk 1½ teaspoons vanilla ¼ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon of cinnamon (optional) ½ teaspoon of xantham gum (omit if your all purpose flour has it) 2 cups of gluten free all-purpose flour + more for rolling/dusting)
In a large bowl, cream butter & sugar at medium speed. Add egg, water or milk, vanilla, salt, and cinnamon (optional). Blend until mixed well. Add xantham gum and flour. Mix at a low speed until well combined. Cover and refrigerate for at least one hour. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Roll out dough onto a lightly floured surface, about ¼" thick. Cut out with selected cookie cutters and place on baking sheet. Make sure cookies are not touching. Reform and roll out scrap dough, then continue cutting more cookies. Bake 10-12 minutes. Remove from oven and let cookies cool five minutes on cookie sheet before removing onto a cooling rack. Cool completely before decorating. Store in an airtight container for up to 5 days. Frosting: 4 cups confectioners sugar 1/2 cup shortening 5 Tbs milk 1 Tsp vanilla extract Cream sugar and shortening. Add Milk and vanilla.
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