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Picture of Stained Glass Christmas Cookies
Instead of making the same old Christmas cookies this year, impress Santa with stunning stained glass cookie ornaments!

Step 1: Ingredients and Supplies

Picture of Ingredients and Supplies
  • 1-1/4 cup unsalted butter
  • 1-1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 egg + 1 egg yolk
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • ½ teaspoon almond extract
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • Candy cane, gingerbread man, Christmas tree, and mini Christmas tree cookie cutters
  • Green, red, and brown gel food coloring
  • Green and red hard candy (such as Jolly Ranchers or Life Savers)
  • Straws
  • String, twine, or thin ribbon
 
bajablue2 years ago
These are so pretty!!! I don't know anyone who wouldn't love a box of these "ornaments" as a gift!
angelichigo2 years ago
Amazing idea. Thanks for sharing
sugarkissed.net (author)  angelichigo2 years ago
You're very welcome!
WUVIE2 years ago
Lovely! I've had my eye on a recipe for a while, but just haven't gotten around to it. Thanks for the inspiration. Lovely!
sugarkissed.net (author)  WUVIE2 years ago
Thank you . I hope you give these a try. They're a lot of fun and allow you to be creative with your cookies!
Sam DeRose2 years ago
these are awesome! you should enter them in the instructables "cookie contest"!
sugarkissed.net (author)  Sam DeRose2 years ago
Thanks, Sam. I did :)
That is perfect for Christmas! I imagine they are just delicious :D
Thanks, Penolopy!