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

Step 1: 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
These are so pretty!!! I don't know anyone who wouldn't love a box of these "ornaments" as a gift!
Amazing idea. Thanks for sharing
You're very welcome!
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!
Thank you . I hope you give these a try. They're a lot of fun and allow you to be creative with your cookies!
these are awesome! you should enter them in the instructables "cookie contest"!
Thanks, Sam. I did :)
That is perfect for Christmas! I imagine they are just delicious :D
Thanks, Penolopy!

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