Stained Glass and Holiday Sprinkle Cookies

Mmm, melt-in-your-mouth sugar cookies! What better way to bring the family together for decorating festivities and sweet enjoyment?

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 30 min
  • Servings 24

1
pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker™ sugar cookie mix
1/3
cup butter or margarine, melted
1
egg
2
tablespoons Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
Betty Crocker™ decorating gels, if desired
1
container (12 oz) Betty Crocker™ Whipped fluffy white frosting, if desired
Betty Crocker™ decorating sugars, if desired

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In medium bowl, stir cookie mix, butter, egg and flour until dough forms.
  • 2 Roll dough on floured surface to about 1/4 inch thick. Cut with cookie cutters. Place 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheet. <b>Stained Glass Cookies</b>: Decorate unbaked cookies with gels. Bake 7 to 9 minutes or until light golden brown around edges. Cool 1 minute before removing from cookie sheet; cool completely, about 20 minutes. <br><b>Holiday Sprinkle Cookies</b>: Bake and cool cookies as directed above. Frost with frosting. Gently press small cookie cutter into frosting on each cookie where you want sugar design; remove and dip bottom edge of cutter into one of the sugars, then gently press back into same stamped image on each cookie and remove cutter.

Expert Tips

Cut cookies with a cutter dipped in flour or powdered sugar--unsweetened baking cocoa for chocolate dough--as close together as possible on rolled dough to avoid re-rolling (re-rolled dough will be a little tougher).

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Unfrosted Cookie
Calories
110
(
Calories from Fat
40),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4 1/2g
4 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
15mg
15%;
Sodium
70mg
70%;
Total Carbohydrate
17g
17%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
10g
10%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1/2 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 Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.