3D CHRISTMAS TREE COOKIES

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These fun 3D Christmas tree cookies are going to be your kids new favorite treat to make. They are like little, mini, edible Christmas trees! Plus, you get to decorate them however you like. So fun!



3D Christmas Tree Cookies

INGREDIENTS

For Cookies:
1 C unsalted sweet cream butter, softened
1 1/2 C powder sugar
1 egg
2 tsp vanilla
2 1/2 C flour
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp cream of tarter
3 star cookie cutters 1 large, 1 medium and 1 small
cookie sheet fitted with parchment paper

For Icing:

1/2 C unsalted sweet cream butter, softened
1 tsp vanilla
1 1/4 C powder sugar
2-3 tbsp heavy whipping cream
piping bag fitted with medium star tip
leaf green gel food coloring
yellow star sprinkles
wilton holly melody christmas sprinkles






DIRECTIONS

For Cookies:
Preheat oven to 350 degrees
In a standing mixer, combine butter, powder sugar, egg and vanilla and mix on medium speed until combined and fluffy
In a large bowl, combine the flour, baking soda, and cream of tarter.
Gradually add in the flour to the wet mixture and mix on low speed until combined
Once all the flour has been combined with the wet ingredients, sprinkle some flour onto a cutting board and knead with your hands till everything is combined
Sprinkle flour onto the cutting board and roll out the dough to 2 inches thick
Use the cookie cutters and cut your shapes
Bake in the oven for 7-9 minutes or until slightly golden brown
Place onto a wire rack to cool

For The Icing
In a standing mixer, combine the butter, powder sugar, vanilla and heavy whipping cream and beat on medium speed until smooth stiff peaks form
Add 3 drops of the food coloring and mix until combined
Scoop frosting into piping bag
Take your large star cookie and pipe a circle onto the top of the cookie
Take your medium cookie and pipe a circle onto the top of the cookie
Place your medium cookie onto the top of the large cookie to create the bottom half of the tree
Take your small cookie and pipe the frosting like you would onto a cupcake
Place small cookie onto the medium cookie
In the middle of the top cookie place a star sprinkle
Randomly place two holly leaf sprinkles together and 3 red mini pearl sprinkles to create your holly.
Let cookies set for 30 minutes for frosting to set before enjoying your 3D Christmas Tree Cookies!


3D Christmas Tree Cookies



Serves: 12 cookies

Ingredients
Cookie Ingredients:
1 C unsalted sweet cream butter, softened
1½ C powder sugar
1 egg
2 tsp vanilla
2½ C flour
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp cream of tarter
3 star cookie cutters 1 large, 1 medium and 1 small
cookie sheet fitted with parchment paper
Icing Ingredients:
½ C unsalted sweet cream butter, softened
1 tsp vanilla
1¼ C powder sugar
2-3 tbsp heavy whipping cream
piping bag fitted with medium star tip
leaf green gel food coloring
yellow star sprinkles
wilton holly melody christmas sprinkles


Instructions
Cookie Instructions:
Preheat oven to 350 degrees
In a standing mixer, combine butter, powder sugar, egg and vanilla and mix on medium speed until combined and fluffy
In a large bowl, combine the flour, baking soda, and cream of tarter.
Gradually add in the flour to the wet mixture and mix on low speed until combined
Once all the flour has been combined with the wet ingredients, sprinkle some flour onto a cutting board and knead with your hands till everything is combined
Sprinkle flour onto the cutting board and roll out the dough to 2 inches thick
Use the cookie cutters and cut your shapes
Bake in the oven for 7-9 minutes or until slightly golden brown
Place onto a wire rack to cool
Icing Instructions:
In a standing mixer, combine the butter, powder sugar, vanilla and heavy whipping cream and beat on medium speed until smooth stiff peaks form
Add 3 drops of the food coloring and mix until combined
Scoop frosting into piping bag
Take your large star cookie and pipe a circle onto the top of the cookie
Take your medium cookie and pipe a circle onto the top of the cookie
Place your medium cookie onto the top of the large cookie to create the bottom half of the tree
Take your small cookie and pipe the frosting like you would onto a cupcake
Place small cookie onto the medium cookie
In the middle of the top cookie place a star sprinkle
Randomly place two holly leaf sprinkles together and 3 red mini pearl sprinkles to create your holly.
Let cookies set for 30 minutes for frosting to set before enjoying!

3D CHRISTMAS TREE COOKIES 3D CHRISTMAS TREE COOKIES Reviewed by Admin on December 17, 2018 Rating: 5
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