Preheat oven to 350°. Cream softened butter and sugar well. Add flour to sugar mixture. Roll with rolling pin to 1/4 inch thick. Cut into shapes. Bake on baking sheets covered with parchment paper for 8 to 10 minutes. Frost and decorate, if desired.
Assorted food colorings or red and green sugar crystals
Cream sugar and milk together and color as desired.