Decorated Tree Cookies

Christmas Cookies Decorated With Real Tree Branches
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You can double this recipe for rolled cookie dough and for up to three days, it can be refrigerated. Wrap it in the plastic and place it in a zip closure freezer bag, in order to freeze it. For 24 hours in the refrigerator defrost it.

Decorated fir tree

Decorated fir tree

Christmas Cookies Decorated With Real Tree Branches

Christmas Cookies Decorated With Real Tree Branches

christmas tree cookies

christmas tree cookies

Christmas trees

Christmas trees

Decorating Ideas:

You can use several of the decorating ideas which are given below and be creative!

  • Powdered sugar 1 ½ cups
  • Soft margarine or butter 1 cup
  • Vanilla extract 1 ½ teaspoons
  • Slightly beaten 1 egg
  • All purpose flour 2 ½ cups
  • Baking soda, 1 teaspoon
  • Cream of tartar, 1 teaspoon
  • Some decorating stuffs

 

Method for Preparation:

  1. With an electric mixer beat the powdered sugar and margarine on the medium speed in a large bowl or until smooth mix with a spoon.
  2. Into a small bowl break an egg and with a fork beat slightly.
  3. Into the sugar mixture, add an egg and in the vanilla extract, stir it.
  4.  Then take the flour, baking soda and cream of tartar stir them in the bowl.
  5. Cover the dough and for about two hours refrigerate it for the best results.
  6. Over to 375°F, preheat.
  7. You should use a dough board or lightly flour the counter. On the surface, place half of the dough and form a ball. On the rolling pin, rub some flour and to about 1/8 inch thickness roll the dough.
  8. Cut out several cookies by using a Christmas tree cutter. Then on an ungreased cookie sheet, place them about 2 inches apart. Before baking paint and decorate if using egg yolk.
  9. Upto 7 to 8 minutes or until lightly brown bakes them. In order to decorate, before using frosting or glaze completely cool them or the decoration will melt.

60 calories, 3g fat, 5 g cholesterol (if butter is used), 60 mg sodium, 7 g carbohydrate, 1 g protein are included in one cookie.

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