Snowy Christmas Tree Cookies Recipe | Reader's Digest

Snowy Christmas Tree Cookies Recipe

Create a winter wonderland of snow-covered evergreens by stacking green tinted cookie stars with yummy icing.

By Meaghan Mountford from readersdigest.com
Snowy Christmas Tree Cookies RecipePhoto copyright © Meaghan Mountford

Ingredients

  • 1 coupler
  • 1 size “5” decorating tip
  • Rubber band
  • Gum drops

    How to make it 


  • 1

    Prepare dough and frosting according to the recipes. Before chilling cookie dough, knead a few drops of green food coloring into dough. Chill, cut out and bake star cookies according to the recipe.

  • 2

    Each tree will need 5-6 stars in at least 3 different sizes (you may use more than one of the same size for each tree).

  • 3

    Follow the Basic Decorating Instructions to tint frosting with white coloring and prepare a frosting bag with size “5” decorating tip. Outline stars with white frosting and pipe to fill with white. Let set about 15 minutes before stacking stars. Top with gumdrop. (Tip: If necessary, pipe a dot or two of frosting between stars to help adhere to each other.)

Plus:
8 Decorated Christmas Cookies
Basic Sugar Cookie Dough
Basic Frosting
Basic Decorating Instructions

Recipes and photos by Meaghan Mountford, author of Cookie Sensations and editor of Craft Gossip.