Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Christmas Tree Cookies


Christmas Tree Cookies


1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup sugar
1 small egg
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1 teaspoons baking powder
1 1/2 cups flour


1.                  Preheat oven to 400°F.
2.                  In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar with an electric mixer.
3.                  Beat in egg and vanilla.
4.                  Mix baking powder and flour, add one cup at a time, mixing after each addition.  The dough will be very stiff; blend last flour in by hand (if dough becomes too stiff, add water, a teaspoon at a time).  Do not chill dough.

Note:  Dough can be tinted with icing Color.  Add small amounts until desired color is reached.

For chocolate cookies:  Stir in 3 ounces melted, unsweetened chocolate.  Divide dough into 2 balls.  On a floured surface, roll each ball into a circle approximately 12 inches in diameter and ⅛ in thick.  Dip cutters in flour before each use.  Bake cookies on an ungreased cookie sheet on top rack of oven to 6 – 7 minutes, or until cookies are lightly browned.  Makes 12 or more average size cookies.

Royal Icing recipe was used to icing and decorate.

Christmas Cookies were made and prepared by Shirley-Ann Pearman

Pictures by Shirley-Ann Pearman

Recipe was taken from “Wilton Cake Decorating Yearbook” yearbook 1997 on Cookie Recipes page 94. 

Other Recipes with this recipe:  http://bit.ly/2DiooqF

Christmas Cookies - Roll Out

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