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Star S'mores

Time:1 hour 30 mins
Ingredients
  • 8 ounces chocolate, broken into small pieces
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for surface
  • 1 cup whole-wheat flour
  • 16 clean twigs or wooden skewers (preferably soaked in water 30 minutes)
  • 1/2 cup toasted wheat germ
  • 32 marshmallows
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 sticks unsalted butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup packed light-brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons honey
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Chocolate Cookie Cutouts

Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for work surface
  • 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons unsweetened Dutch-process cocoa powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1 1/2 cups sifted confectioners’ sugar
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
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Chocolate-and-Peppermint Stars

Time:3 hours
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Linzer Stars

Time:3 hours
Other Ideas:
Dessert, German, Hazelnuts, Jams, Pecans
Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup hazelnut flour
  • 2 1/2 cups cake flour (not self-rising)
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • Salt
  • 1 cup pecans (4 ounces)
  • 2 1/4 sticks unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • All-purpose flour, for surface
  • Confectioners' sugar, for dusting
  • 6 tablespoons raspberry preserves
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Gingerbread Nativity Creche

Other Ideas:
Dessert, Sugar cookies
Ingredients
  • 6 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for work surface
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter
  • 1 cup packed dark-brown sugar
  • 4 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 4 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cloves
  • 1 teaspoon finely ground pepper
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons coarse salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup unsulfured molasses
  • Royal Icing
  • Brown gel-paste food coloring
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Donkey Sugar Cookie

Other Ideas:
Dessert, Sugar cookies
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Sheep Sugar Cookie

Other Ideas:
Dessert, Sugar cookies
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Lovebird Sugar Cookie Cutout

Other Ideas:
Dessert, Sugar, Sugar cookies
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One-Piece Cookies

Other Ideas:
Cookies, Dessert
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Lime Flowers

Other Ideas:
Dessert, Limes
Ingredients
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for work surface
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon coarse salt
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons finely grated lime zest, plus 1/4 cup fresh lime juice (about 4 limes total)
  • 3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • Confectioners' sugar, for dusting
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