Christmas Tree Cookie Recipe

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christmas tree cookie

Its Christmas time and you know what that means! It means so many yummy Christmas recipes. I love Christmas cookies and I think I could eat a million. So I wanted to share this cute Christmas Tree Cookie Recipe which will wow your friends! Its easy. Lots of steps but they are tiny and easy I promise. You will want to PIN THIS RECIPE for later so you can do these yummy cookies at home with the kids maybe.  Also if you don’t want to hand make your cookies, then by all means buy a mix! Then use the instructions to do the decorating.

 

Makes 3 dozen cookies

Cookie Ingredients:

3 C flour

1 tsp baking soda

1/2 tsp salt

1 C soft unsalted butter

1 C granulated sugar

1 eggs

Cookie Cutter: Circle, Christmas tree, and mini reindeer

 

Cookie Directions:

– Cream the soft butter with the sugar until the combination is smooth not grainy to the touch in a mixing bowl.

-Add eggs…Continue to mix.

-Add the vanilla.. Continue mixing.

-Sift the four, baking soda, and salt together.

-Add the dry mixture to the wet mixture.

-Continue mixing to make sure all ingredients are thoroughly blended.

-Make the dough into a ball, wrap it in cling wrap completely covering the entire dough ball.

-Put in the refrigerator for about 6 hours or overnight. Check to see if the dough is firm.

-Preheat oven to 325 degrees.

-Pull the cookie dough out of the refrigerator and sit it out to soften up a bit.

– Put flour out on the cutting board, rub flour on the rolling pin, and work some flour into

the batter. (if needed).

-Roll the dough out on the cutting board and using the cookie cutter begin to make your cookies.

-Line the cookie sheet with parchment paper.

-Using a metal spatula move the cut cookies to the parchment lined cookiesheet.

-Bake at 325 degrees for 8 minutes. Check to see if the cookies are thoroughly baked.

-Take the cookies off of the cookie sheet and put on a wire rack to cool completely.

(About 10 minutes).

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Icing Ingredients:

4 egg whites

2 C powder sugar

1/2 tsp cream of tartar

1 tsp vanilla

Icing Directions:

-Combine all ingredients in a mixing bowl mixing on medium speed for 4 minutes. (except your food coloring)

-If icing is not stiff enough add 1/4 C powder sugar.

-Divide the icing into 4 equal bowls.

-The first bowl of icing add brown to make light brown.

-The second bowl of icing, add several drops of  brown.

-The third bowl of icing remains white.

-The fourth bowl, add a few drops of green colored gel

-Using 4 number #2 tips fitted onto piping bags, scoop some icing into each bag.

-Thin out the green icing left in the bowl using a tsp of water

-pipe an edge using the green icing around the tree.

-Fill in with the thinner green icing.

-Let dry for 2-3 hours.

 

Decorate the reindeer according to the picture.

-Let dry for another 3 hours

-Place Christmas tree circle cookie and hold it there for 35 minutes

-Place the reindeer on the cookie.

-Let dry for 2 hours.

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Christmas Tree Cookie Recipe
Author: 
Serves: 3 dozen
 
Ingredients
  • Cookie Ingredients:
  • 3 C flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 C soft unsalted butter
  • 1 C granulated sugar
  • 1 eggs
  • Cookie Cutter: Circle, Christmas tree, and mini reindeer
  • Icing Ingredients:
  • 4 egg whites
  • 2 C powder sugar
  • ½ tsp cream of tartar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
Instructions
  1. Cookie Directions:
  2. - Cream the soft butter with the sugar until the combination is smooth not grainy to the touch in a mixing bowl.
  3. -Add eggs...Continue to mix.
  4. -Add the vanilla.. Continue mixing.
  5. -Sift the four, baking soda, and salt together.
  6. -Add the dry mixture to the wet mixture.
  7. -Continue mixing to make sure all ingredients are thoroughly blended.
  8. -Make the dough into a ball, wrap it in cling wrap completely covering the entire dough ball.
  9. -Put in the refrigerator for about 6 hours or overnight. Check to see if the dough is firm.
  10. -Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  11. -Pull the cookie dough out of the refrigerator and sit it out to soften up a bit.
  12. - Put flour out on the cutting board, rub flour on the rolling pin, and work some flour into
  13. the batter. (if needed).
  14. -Roll the dough out on the cutting board and using the cookie cutter begin to make your cookies.
  15. -Line the cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  16. -Using a metal spatula move the cut cookies to the parchment lined cookiesheet.
  17. -Bake at 325 degrees for 8 minutes. Check to see if the cookies are thoroughly baked.
  18. -Take the cookies off of the cookie sheet and put on a wire rack to cool completely.
  19. (About 10 minutes).
  20. Icing Directions:
  21. -Combine all ingredients in a mixing bowl mixing on medium speed for 4 minutes. (except your food coloring)
  22. -If icing is not stiff enough add ¼ C powder sugar.
  23. -Divide the icing into 4 equal bowls.
  24. -The first bowl of icing add brown to make light brown.
  25. -The second bowl of icing, add several drops of brown.
  26. -The third bowl of icing remains white.
  27. -The fourth bowl, add a few drops of green colored gel
  28. -Using 4 number #2 tips fitted onto piping bags, scoop some icing into each bag.
  29. -Thin out the green icing left in the bowl using a tsp of water
  30. -pipe an edge using the green icing around the tree.
  31. -Fill in with the thinner green icing.
  32. -Let dry for 2-3 hours.
  33. -Decorate the reindeer according to the picture.
  34. -Let dry for another 3 hours
  35. -Place christmas tree circle cookie and hold it there for 35 minutes
  36. -Place the reindeer on the cookie.
  37. -Let dry for 2 hours.

 


Author: Kat

Kat is a married mom of three kids aged 16, 8, and 5 that lives close to Birmingham, AL. She loves cats, books, cooking, hockey (especially the Chicago Blackhawks & Pittsburgh Penguins), and watching movies. She is an admitted nerd, comic book lover, action figure & barbie doll collector, blackjack dealer, beginner croupier, and all around queen of the dorks. You can reach her at topkat@katbalogger.com to talk about product reviews, press trips, sponsorships, or brand messaging.

41 thoughts on “Christmas Tree Cookie Recipe”

  1. I’ve never tried to make sugar cookies before. I don’t have the patience to wait while the dough chills. lol. But everytime I see such pretty cookies like yours, I rethink it.

  2. I think I’m going to have to make non-chocolate cookies this Christmas for the non-chocolate lovers. (I know, right! Apparently they exist!). Yours are so pretty they’re bound to be a showstopper.

  3. I would definitely would love to try the Christmas Tree Cookie Recipe. I think it is a great plate, of which it’s on my menu later in the week.

  4. (Christmas Tree Cookie Recipe) These look amazing! I am making our Christmas cookies today. I’ll be making two types and some homemade fudge too.

  5. This is a keeper recipe for my next holiday. I thank you for the recipe, I only wish I would have had it over this last holiday season.

  6. Pinning this! Those are some of the most adorable Christmas cookies I’ve ever seen! Bet they taste as good as they look too 🙂

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