Christmas Tree Cookies

Christmas Tree Cookies

Dessert ready in an hour! Enjoy these Christmas tree shaped cookies topped with candy sprinkles – perfect to treat a crowd.

Prep Time

1:00

Hr:Mins

Total Time

1:00

Hr:Mins

Makes

2

dozen

Green Dough
1/4
cup Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
1/4
cup butter, softened
1
tablespoon green crème de menthe liqueur or crème de menthe syrup
2
drops green food color
Decorating bag fitted with small writing tip
Cookies
1
roll (18 oz) refrigerated sugar cookies
Candy sprinkles or miniature candy-coated chocolate baking bits
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. In small bowl, mix green dough ingredients until well blended. Place dough in decorating bag fitted with small writing tip; set aside.
  2. Work with half of dough at a time; keep remaining dough refrigerated. On lightly floured work surface, roll out dough with rolling pin to 1/4-inch thickness. Cut with 2 1/2- to 3 1/2-inch tree-shaped cookie cutter; place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets.
  3. Squeeze decorating bag to pipe green dough around outer edge of each tree cookie; pipe dots randomly in center. Top each dot with candy sprinkle.
  4. Bake 9 to 11 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheets.
Makes 2 dozen cookies
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Baking Tip
A small resealable food-storage plastic bag can be used in place of the decorating bag. Place the green dough in the bag and seal it. Cut a small hole in one bottom corner of the bag. Squeeze the bag to pipe the dough as directed in the recipe.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Cookie)
  • Calories 110
    • (Calories from Fat 50),
  • Total Fat 6g
    • (Saturated Fat 2g,
    • Trans Fat 1g),
  • Cholesterol 10mg;
  • Sodium 70mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 14g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 7g),
  • Protein 0g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 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.