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Ingredients
  • 1 (1-pound) package white fondant
  • Royal Icing
  • Bright-red or bright-pink gel-paste food coloring
  • 1 (6-inch) fluted Sugar Cookie Cutouts
  • Red or pink sanding sugar (optional)
  • White gel-paste food coloring
  • Red, pink, or white candy-coated chocolates, mini marshmallows, gumdrops, or Red Hots
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Bourbon Currant Cookies

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Black Cat Paw Cookies

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Dessert
Ingredients
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for work surface
  • Black gel food coloring
  • 2 tablespoons unbroken sliced almonds (about 40), halved lengthwise
  • Royal Icing
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Sugar-Cookie Christmas Tree Cutouts

Ingredients
  • 2 cups sifted all-purpose flour, plus more for work surface
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 large egg, room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • Royal Icing
  • White nonpareils, for sprinkling
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Pecan Linzer Cookies with Cherry Filling

Other Ideas:
Dessert, Jams, Pecans, Scandinavian
Ingredients
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for dusting
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3/4 cup pecan halves, toasted
  • 2 tablespoons confectioners' sugar, plus more for sprinkling
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) cold unsalted butter, cut into small pieces
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 cup cherry jam, strained
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Heart-Glazed Cornmeal Cookies

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Monogrammed Sugar Cookies

Time:9 hours 20 mins
Ingredients
  • For the cookies:
  • 4 cups sifted all-purpose flour, plus more for surface and more if needed
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • Salt
  • 2 sticks unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • For decorating:
  • Royal Icing
  • 3/4 teaspoon gold luster dust (fancyflours.com)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons pure lemon extract, plus more if needed
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Coconut Cookies with Passion-Fruit Curd

Other Ideas:
Coconut, Dessert, Passion fruit
Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup store-bought passion-fruit puree
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour, plus more for work surface
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) unsalted butter
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 large egg yolks, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) cold unsalted butter, cut in small pieces
  • 3 1/2 ounces unsweetened medium-flake coconut (about 1 1/2 cups)
  • Confectioners' sugar, for dusting
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Cocoa Nib Tuiles

Other Ideas:
Cocoa, Dessert
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Sugar Cookie Cutouts

Ingredients
  • 4 cups sifted all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
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