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Christmas Tree Cookies Recipe

Christmas Tree Cookies Recipe

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How To Make Christmas Tree Cookies

Make a fresh batch of everyone’s favorite dessert! With these cookie recipes, you can bake all kinds of different sweet treats. Make a classic snack with chocolate chip cookies. Or, switch it up by adding nuts, raisins, and other ingredients to keep things interesting.

Preparation: 30 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Total: 40 minutes



  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Green food coloring
  • Assorted sprinkles and candies for decoration


  1. In a mixing bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, and salt.

  2. In a separate bowl, cream together the softened butter and sugar until light and fluffy.

  3. Beat in the egg and vanilla extract until well combined.

  4. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, mixing until the dough comes together.

  5. Add a few drops of green food coloring to the dough and mix until the desired shade of green is achieved.

  6. Divide the dough into two equal portions and shape each portion into a disk. Wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.

  7. Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

  8. Roll out one portion of dough on a lightly floured surface to a thickness of about 1/4 inch.

  9. Use a Christmas tree-shaped cookie cutter to cut out cookies from the rolled dough and place them on the prepared baking sheet.

  10. Repeat the rolling and cutting process with the remaining dough.

  11. Bake the cookies for 8-10 minutes, or until lightly golden around the edges.

  12. Allow the cookies to cool completely before decorating with sprinkles and candies.

  13. Enjoy your homemade Christmas tree cookies!


  • Calories : 240kcal
  • Total Fat : 11g
  • Saturated Fat : 7g
  • Cholesterol : 44mg
  • Sodium : 95mg
  • Total Carbohydrates : 32g
  • Dietary Fiber : 0g
  • Sugar : 14g
  • Protein : 3g
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