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Stained Glass Christmas Cookies Recipe

I’m sharing with you how to make these Stained Glass Snowflake Christmas Cookies for a sweet treat, to uses as edible DIY gifts, or even as DIY Christmas Decorations.

Stained Glass Christmas Cookies Recipe
Recipe type: Baking
  • 2 Sticks | 1 Cup | 225g Butter
  • 1 Cup | 125g Sugar
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 tsp Vanilla
  • 3 Cups | 375g Flour
  • ½ tsp Baking Powder
  • ¼ tsp Salt
  • 20-30 Hard Candies
  • 2 Cups | 250g Icing Sugar | Powdered Sugar
  • 1-2 tsp Milk
  1. Cream the butter and sugar together until light and pale.
  2. Crack in the egg and add the vanilla and mix until well combined.
  3. In a clean bowl sieve the flour, baking powder, and salt.
  4. Add the dry ingredients to the wet half at a time, mixing well between each addition.
  5. Divide the cookie dough in two and wrap with plastic wrap or grease proof paper and place in the fridge to rest for at least a few hours.
  6. Roll the dough out to 1 cm thick or ⅓ of an inch.
  7. Cut the cookies out with the cookie cutters and place on a cookie sheet.
  8. Break the candies up with a hard object like a rolling pin and place about a teaspoons worth in the middle of each cookie.
  9. Place the cookies into a 180C | 350F oven for about 6-8 minutes or until they just start to brown on the edges.
  10. Leave the cookies to cool completely before icing.

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