Christmas Cookie Packages

Christmas Cookie Packages

Bake these beautiful and delicious Christmas cookies to impress your family and friends.

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About 5 dozen cookies

1 1/2
cups powdered sugar
cup butter or margarine, softened
teaspoon vanilla
teaspoon almond extract
2 1/2
cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
teaspoon baking soda
teaspoon cream of tartar
Betty Crocker® decorating icings (any color from 4.25-oz tubes)
Betty Crocker® snowflake or star candy decors, if desired
Edible glitter, if desired
  1. In large bowl, mix powdered sugar, butter, vanilla, almond extract and egg with spoon. Stir in flour, baking soda and cream of tartar. Cover; refrigerate about 2 hours or until firm.
  2. Heat oven to 375°F. Lightly grease cookie sheet with shortening or cooking spray. Divide dough in half. Roll half of dough at a time on lightly floured surface to 1/4-inch thickness. Cut into 2-inch squares. Place on cookie sheet.
  3. Bake 7 to 8 minutes or until edges are light brown. Remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  4. Decorate tops of each package with icings to form ribbon and bow; arrange with candies and sprinkle with glitter.
Makes About 5 dozen cookies
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Holiday Inspirations
If you forget to remove your cookies from the cookie sheets in time and the cookies seem to stick, pop the whole sheet back in the hot oven for a minute or two. The heat should soften the cookies slightly, making them easier to remove.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Cookie)
  • Calories 100
    • (Calories from Fat 40),
  • Total Fat 4 1/2g
    • (Saturated Fat 2 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 10mg;
  • Sodium 45mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 14g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 9g),
  • Protein 0g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.