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Glazed Ornament Cookies

 Glazed Ornament Cookies
A few ingredients and a tube of cookie dough make these luscious treats a breeze to whip up. The beautiful swirled colors will look gorgeous on your holiday cookie tray! —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
24 ServingsPrep: 30 min. Bake: 10 min./batch + cooling

Ingredients

  • 1 tube (16-1/2 ounces) refrigerated sugar cookie dough
  • 1/2 cup King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon extract
  • GLAZE:
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 2 tablespoons 2% milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon lemon extract
  • Food coloring of your choice

Directions

  • Let cookie dough stand at room temperature for 5-10 minutes to
  • soften. In a large bowl, beat the cookie dough, flour and extract
  • until combined.
  • On a lightly floured surface, roll dough to 1/8-in. thickness. Cut
  • with floured 2-in. ornament-shaped cookie cutters. Place 2 in. apart
  • on ungreased baking sheets.
  • Bake at 350° for 9-11 minutes or until edges are lightly browned.
  • Remove to wire racks to cool completely.
  • Combine the confectioners' sugar, milk and extract. Spread over
  • cookies. Immediately place a drop of food coloring on top of each
  • cookie and swirl with a toothpick. Let stand until set. Yield: 2
  • dozen.

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Nutritional Facts: 1 cookie equals 115 calories, 4 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 6 mg cholesterol, 83 mg sodium, 19 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.