CHRISTMAS TREE SUGAR COOKIES

These cookies are not only ridiculously cute but so delicious too! Recipe courtesy of Place Of My Taste.

Servings 24 - 36cookies
Prep Time 10minutes
Cook Time 8 - 10minutes
Passive Time 5minutes
Submitted By Aniko Levai from Place of My Taste
 
Ingredients
  • 2 3/4 cups Organic Unbleached White All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1 cup Butter softened
  • 1 1/2 cups Sugar
  • 1  Egg
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  •   Christmas tree cookie cutter
  •   circle or other shaped cookie cutter to use as a base
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. Stir together flour and baking powder in a bowl. Set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until smooth. Beat in egg and vanilla. Gradually add in the dry ingredients.
  4. Roll out the dough to a thin layer and cut out trees and circles and place onto a parchment covered cookie sheet.
  5. Cut out small squares in the middle of the circles big enough to accommodate the base of your tree, make them bigger then you think as the cookie will grow when baked.
  6. Bake 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven, or until golden brown.
  7. Let stand on cookie sheet 2-5 minutes before removing to cool on wire racks.
  8. Place the trees right upside into the holes in the circles as a base, if the hole is to small use the edge of a sharp knife to make it bigger.
  9. Place the trees on a platter, dust with confectioners sugar and serve.
 This recipe has been provided to you by Bob's red mill blog

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