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Edible Christmas Ornaments

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  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 1 hr 30 min
  • Servings 18
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A delicious, kid-friendly way to decorate your Christmas tree! Our edible cookie ornaments are made Bisquick and tied up to the tree with ribbon!
By Angie McGowan
Updated Dec 20, 2012
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  • 3 cups Original Bisquick™ mix
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/3 cup butter, softened
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • Betty Crocker™ Cookie Icing in colors of choice
  • Ribbon, cut into 6-inch or longer pieces


  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Spray cookie sheet with cooking spray or line with cooking parchment paper.
  • 2
    In large bowl, stir together 2 cups of the Bisquick mix, the powdered sugar, butter, egg and vanilla until soft dough forms. Sprinkle remaining 1 cup Bisquick mix on work surface. Place dough on surface; knead Bisquick mix into dough.
  • 3
    Roll dough to 1/4-inch thickness. Cut with 2-inch star- and stocking-shaped cookie cutters (or desired size and shape Christmas cookie cutters). On cookie sheet, place cutouts about 2 inches apart. With straw, cut out small hole in top of each cookie.
  • 4
    Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until golden brown. Cool completely on cookie sheet.
  • 5
    Decorate cookies with icing, if desired. String ribbon through holes in cookies and tie for hanging.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Make as many cookie ornaments as you like by doubling or tripling the recipe.
  • tip 2
    Decorate the frosted cookies with candy sprinkles, if desired.


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