Can you make a drop cookie recipe into a cut out cookie recipe?

sure, but you'll have to increase the flour, and reduce the fat (butter) and baking soda - liquid and alkalinity (from the soda) encourage dough to spread, and you'll want a rolled cookie to retain its shape better.

a typical drop cookie might have 1 egg per 2c flour, where a rolled cookie might have 3c flour for that one egg, so that's a good guideline for the flour. for baking soda,