Recipe for the vanilla dough
3 cups all-purpose flour
3/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 sticks unsalted butter
1 cup sugar
1 large egg
2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
1. Whisk together flour, baking powder, and salt in a large bowl. Beat butter and granulated sugar with a mixer on medium-high speed until pale and fluffy. Beat in egg and vanilla. Reduce speed to low. Add flour mixture, and beat until combined.
For Vanilla Glaze
3 cups sifted confectioners' sugar
1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons whole milk
3 tablespoons light corn syrup
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
1.Combine ingredients. Use for dipping. Add different food colourings, as desired.
VANILLA GLAZED SPRITZ COOKIES
1 batch plain or tinted Basic Vanilla Cookie Dough (pressed into any shape)
1 batch Vanilla Glaze
1. Knead dough briefly to soften. Fill a cookie press with dough, and fit with disk to make shapes. Squeeze cookies directly onto a baking sheet. Bake at 350 degrees until firm, 12 to 14 minutes.
2. Let cool completely before dipping in the vanilla glaze. Let vanilla-glazed cookies set on a wire rack.
*add different candies and sprinkles for a little fun. enjoy!*