These are whole wheat flour.
These once are made with unbleached flour.
1 1/2 cup powder sugar
1 cup butter, softened
1 tsp vanilla
2 1/2 cup flour
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp cream tartar
Mix powder sugar, egg vanilla and butter. Add flour, baking soda and cream of tartar. Mix until they all stick together. Cover and refrigerate for two hours.
Heat oven to 375 degree. Divide dough in half. Roll each half 1/4 inch thick on lightly flour surface. Cut into desire shapes. Place on cookie sheet. Bake 7 to 8 minutes or until edges are light brown; cool and decorate.
2 cups powder sugar
4 tbsp butter
Mix all the ingredients together. Add 2 tsp of milk to make it easy to spread over cookies.
Mix 1 egg yolk and 1/4 tsp water. Divide mixture among several cups. Tint each with different food color to make bright colors. (If paint thickens while standing, stir in few drops water.) Paint designs on cookies with small brush then bake as directed.