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Sugar-Cookie Stars

Recipe photo courtesy of Emily Kate Roemer

Basic sugar cookies are the star of dessert when iced and decorated with edible silver dust. The icing will thicken as it sits, so make it once the cookies have cooled.

Source: Martha Stewart Living, December 2011
Total Time Prep Yield


For the Cookies

For the Icing


Cook's Notes

Dough can be refrigerated for up to 1 week or frozen for up to 1 month. Thaw before using. Cookies can be stored in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 1 week.

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  • BarbieBear
    4 MAR, 2012
    FABULOUS COOKIES! These come out like shortbread and the icing is wonderful. This icing hardens very nicely so you can easily stack them once dry! I've been looking for a recipe like this for years...thank you!!! Outlining the top is not really necessary for really pretty cookies. I just spread with a knife. Icing freezes well, too!

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