Sugar Cookies - Kat's 12 Days of Christmas Cookies

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Cookies2 and 1/4 cups (281g) all-purpose flour (spoon and leveled)
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup (170g) unsalted butter, slightly softened to room temperature
3/4 cup (150g) granulated sugar
1 large egg*
2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon almond extract (optional, but makes the flavor outstanding)
Easy Icing3 cups (360g) confectioners’ sugar
1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract (omit and replace with water for stark white icing)
2 teaspoons light corn syrup*
4.5–5 Tablespoons (67–75ml) room temperature water
pinch salt*
optional: gel food coloring & sprinkles for decorating

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