Combine the two mixtures; beat on low speed until combined. Divide dough into two portions. Wrap each portion in plastic and chill several hours or overnight. Preheat oven to 350. Line baking sheets with parchment paper or nonstick spray. Roll one dough portion on floured surface to 1/4 inch thick. Cut out desired shapes with your choice of cookie cutters. Transfer each dough cutout with cookie cutter to prepared baking sheet, spacing cookies 1 inch apart; remove cutter. (repeat with remaining dough.)
Bake cookies until edges are set and bottoms are golden 8-10 minutes; cool on a cooling rack. When cool, decorate cookies with royal icing.
4.5 cups of sifted icing sugar
3 tbsp meringue powder
1 tsp cream of tarter
1/4 -1/2 cup of warm water. Whisk together dry and then add water and continue to whisk until the icing is the way you like it.
**from Cuisine Holiday Cookies
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