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Holiday Stars

Holiday Stars
  • Prep 1 hr 15 min
  • Total 2 hr 45 min
  • Servings 48
Have a starry holiday time with these delicious and colorful cookie duos - perfect dessert.
Updated September 25, 2015
Make With
Make With
Gold Medal Flour

Ingredients

  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 1/4 cup shortening
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 1/2 cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup colored sugar

Steps

  • 1
    Beat granulated sugar, butter, shortening, vanilla and eggs in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed, or mix with spoon. Stir in flour, baking powder and salt. Cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour.
  • 2
    Heat oven to 400°. Roll dough 1/8 inch thick on well-floured surface. Cut with 2 1/2-inch star-shaped cookie cutter. On each cookie, cut slit between 2 points to just past the center; spread to make 1/4-inch opening. Place on ungreased cookie sheet. Sprinkle with colored sugar.
  • 3
    Bake 6 to 8 minutes or until very light brown. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely. Fit cookies together in pairs as shown below.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
80
Calories from Fat
25
Total Fat
3g
Saturated Fat
2g
Cholesterol
15mg
Sodium
40mg
Total Carbohydrate
12g
Dietary Fiber
0g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Iron
2%
2%
Exchanges:
1 Starch;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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