Christmas Tree Cookies

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

Source: Martha Stewart Living, December 2010


  • 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)


  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 Sugaring directions. Affix candy or cookie embellishments to cooled cookies using a dot of our Vanilla or Citrus Glaze.


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