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Christmas Tree Cookies

Try one of our cutout cookie variations: Stained-Glass Snowmen, Stained-Glass Wreaths, Sugared Wreaths, Fluted Wreaths, and Cookie Houses.

  • Yield: Makes about 3 dozen (yield varies depending on shapes)

Source: Martha Stewart Living, December 2010

Ingredients

  • 1 batch tinted Vanilla Dough
  • Fine green sanding sugar (optional)
  • Ornament or star cutouts
  • Technique: Stained Glass and Puzzle
  • Cookie cutters: Trees in assorted sizes, star aspic cutter, #12 Ateco pastry tip (for ornaments)

Directions

  1. Shape dough into 2 disks, and wrap each in plastic wrap. Refrigerate until firm, about 1 hour. Roll out 1 disk on a lightly floured piece of parchment to a 1/8- to 1/4-inch thickness. Repeat with remaining disk. Refrigerate until firm, about 30 minutes. Cut out desired shapes. Follow our Stained Glass and Puzzle directions. Affix candy or cookie embellishments to cooled cookies using a dot of our Vanilla or Citrus Glaze.

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