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Mrs. Claus’ WinterFest Sugar Cookies

California's Great America

California's Great America is the premier amusement park in California's Bay Area, offering endless fun and thrills with world-class rides, attractions and live entertainment.

‘Tis the season for delicious cooking and baking. It’s no exception at Mrs. Claus’ WinterFest Kitchen. Executive Chef Erick J. Ponce gave us an exclusive look at how Mrs. Claus prepares the scrumptious cookies you can decorate every night of WinterFest. She made it even easier with a How To Video.

Mrs. Claus’ WinterFest Sugar Cookies

(24 cookies)


2 cups    Shortening AP

2 cups    Granulated Sugar

2 cups    Pastry Flour

2 cups    Bread Flour

½ oz       Salt

½ oz       Vanilla

1 oz        Baking Powder

3             Eggs

8 oz       Milk


  1. Put shortening AP, sugar granulated, pastry flour and bread flour in a mixing bowl
  2. Dissolve baking soda in milk
  3. Mix salt, vanilla, baking soda, milk and eggs together
  4. Mix all ingredients in a mixing bowl
  5. Allow dough to sit for 24 hours
  6. Roll out dough
  7. Use your favorite cookie cutters
  8. Place cut-outs on a cookie sheet
  9. Bake at 350° for 10-15 minutes or until golden
  10. Decorate with your favorite icing and sprinkles

Mrs. Claus’ Kitchen is open every night of WinterFest in Charlie Brown’s Christmas Town (Planet Snoopy). You can decorate four large sugar cookies with all the icing and sprinkles you desire for only $14. Once you finish decorating either at home or in the park, take a picture and share on Twitter or Instagram using #WinterFestCookie and you could win tickets to WinterFest.

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