Dust off your cookie cutters and make a unique batch of these cookies for your next holiday function. Stockings for Christmas? Hearts for Valentine’s Day? Go to town.
In addition to changing the color of the sanding sugar to coordinate with your special occasion, you can also easily change the flavoring of the buttercream frosting. I love a maple version made with 1 1/2 teaspoons real maple syrup substituted for the mint extract.