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Snow-Capped Christmas Tree Cookies

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  • Prep Time 1 hr 15 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 45 min
  • Servings 48
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No rolling pin or cookie cutters are needed for this cookie recipe! Cookie mix dough is pressed with fingers, then cut into wedges to create the sugar cookie holiday trees.

Ingredients

6
oz white chocolate baking bar
1
pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker™ sugar cookie mix
1/3
cup butter or margarine, softened
1
egg
2
tablespoons Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1/2
teaspoon almond extract
7
drops green food color
24
thin stick pretzels, broken in half
1
teaspoon shortening

Directions

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Grate 2 oz of the white chocolate. In large bowl, stir cookie mix, butter, egg, flour, almond extract, 2 oz grated white chocolate and green food color until dough forms.
  • 2 Divide dough into 6 pieces. Press each piece into 6-inch round. Cut each round into 8 wedges; separate wedges. On ungreased cookie sheet, place wedges 2 inches apart. Under each wedge, place half of 1 pretzel stick for tree trunk.
  • 3 Bake 6 to 8 minutes or until set. Cool 1 minute. Remove from cookie sheet. Cool completely, about 15 minutes.
  • 4 Line cookie sheet with waxed paper. In small microwavable bowl, microwave remaining 4 oz white chocolate and the shortening uncovered on High 30 to 60 seconds, stirring every 15 seconds, until melted. Dip top of each cookie in white chocolate mixture, allowing excess to drip off. If desired, decorate with decorator sprinkles or sugars. Place cookies on waxed paper; refrigerate until set, about 30 minutes.

Expert Tips

Keep cookies chewy and soft by storing them tightly covered. Resealable food-storage plastic bags, plastic food containers with tight-fitting lids and metal tins work best.

Line your cookie sheet with parchment paper for no-stick cookie baking and easy cleanup.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
80
Calories from Fat
30
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3 1/2g
5%
Saturated Fat
1 1/2g
9%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
40mg
2%
Potassium
20mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
11g
4%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
7g
Protein
0g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 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 Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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