Holiday Gifts under $5: Sugar Cookies

5 Dec

Sweet Treats for Under $5*

Walmart offers recipe ideas from old fashioned gingerbread to butter toffee bars.

  • Sugar Cookies – recipe makes 36 cookies – 3 separate gifts
  • Fantasy Fudge – recipes makes 80 pieces – 3 separate gifts
  • Old Fashioned Gingerbread – recipe makes 12 pieces – 3 separate gifts
  • Snickerdoodles – recipe makes 60 pieces – 2 separate gifts
  • Butter Toffee Bars – recipe makes 48 bars – 4 separate gifts
  • Jolly Snowmen Faces – recipe makes 24 cookies – 2 separate gifts
  • Chocolate Holiday Bears – recipe makes 16 cookies – 2 separate gifts

Sugar Cookies

What you will need:

• 1 pouch Betty Crocker® Sugar Cookie Mix
• 1/4 cup Splenda® No Calorie Sweetener, Granulated
• ¾ cup powdered sugar
• 2 tbsp. Margarine
• 1 1/2 tsp. milk
• 1/4 tbsp. McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
• 1 egg
• 1 stick of butter

• Jet-Puffed® Mini Marshmallows
• Nestlé® Toll House® Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels

What you will need to do:

Heat oven to 375 degrees F (or 350 degrees F for dark or nonstick cookie sheet).

To make drop cookies: Stir cookie mix, 1 stick softened butter and 1 egg in medium bowl until soft dough forms. Drop dough by rounded teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet.

To make cutout cookies: Stir cookie mix, 1/3 cup softened butter and 1 egg in medium bowl until soft dough forms. Roll dough on floured
surface until 1/4 inch thick. Cut with 2-inch cookie cutter and place 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheet.

Bake 7 to 9 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Cool 1 minute before removing form cookie sheet. Cool completely; store in airtight container.

Click here for a printable Sugar Cookie Recipe Sheet

*Price per serving calculated based on the prorated cost of required ingredients actually used in each recipe using Walmart’s average national pricing as of October 9, 2010.


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