Shape and Bake Cookies

Chanukah is in the air!
This cookie dough is simple and delicious!! Take out some Chanukah cookie cutters and go to town and shape those cookies!! Surprise family and friends with something special this Chanukah!!


  • 1 Cup of Sugar
  • 1/2 Cup of Marj 
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 tsp of Vanilla Extract
  • 2 Cups of Flour 
  • 2 tsp of Baking powder
  • Decorations: (opt.)
  • Plain or colorful sugar
  • Sugar and Cinnamon 
  • Mini chocolate chips 
  • Candy sprinkles
  • Chocolate sprinkles 


  1. Cream sugar and margarine until thick.
  2. Add eggs and vanilla and beat until fluffy, about five minutes.
  3. Gradually add remaining ingredients. Mix to form a dough.
  4. Wrap the dough in a plastic wrap and refrigerate overnight for easier handling.
  5. Take a portion of the dough and roll on a floured board to quarter inch thickness on all sides.
  6. Cut out with different shapes and place on a  cookie sheet.
  7. Sprinkle with any of the  decoration options.
  8. Remaining dough can be reused to shape more cookies🍪! Yum!!
  9. Bake at 375 for 10 minutes or until edges become golden.

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