Glittered Snowflake Cookies Recipe
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Glittered Snowflake Cookies Recipe

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The dough for these sugar cookies won't spread while baking, making if great for cookie cutters with intricate designs. They can also be drizzled with semisweet chocolate.—Kimberly DeWalt, Horseshoe Bend, Idaho
Featured In: Snowflake Treats
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + chilling Bake: 10 min./batch + cooling
MAKES:41 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + chilling Bake: 10 min./batch + cooling
MAKES: 41 servings


  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 4 ounces white baking chocolate, coarsely chopped
  • Edible glitter

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 109 calories, 6g fat (3g saturated fat), 17mg cholesterol, 80mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1/2 fat.


  1. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg and vanilla. Combine the flour, baking powder and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well. Cover and refrigerate for 1-2 hours or until firm.
  2. On a lightly floured surface, roll dough to 1/4-in. thickness. Cut with a floured 3-in. snowflake cookie cutter. Place 1 in. apart on greased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 9-11 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Cool for 1 minute before removing to wire racks to cool completely.
  3. In a microwave, melt chocolate; stir until smooth. Drizzle over cookies; sprinkle with edible glitter. Let stand until set. Store in an airtight container. Yield: about 3 dozen.
To Make Small Snowflakes: Cut dough with a floured 1-1/2-in. snowflake cookie cutter. Bake for 6-8 minutes or until edges are golden brown.
Editor's Note: Edible glitter is available from Wilton Industries. Call 800-794-5866 or visit
Originally published as Glittered Snowflake Cookies in Taste of Home Christmas Annual Annual 2010, p150

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gwashington1961 User ID: 6420190 99584
Reviewed Aug. 5, 2012

"Yet another recipe for Glittered Snowflake Cookies. This time you drizzle melted white chocolate freehand over each cookie, then sprinkle with edible glitter. Buy your supplies from! Prepare yourself to be pleased, with the chocolate & glitter upon these cookies. Even though the instructions do not tell you to 'cut' a hole in each cookie, to thread a piece of ribbon through to hang as decorations on your trees, wreaths, garlands, etc. Remember to remove any ribbon a child might harvest with his or her cookie. You do not wish to have the child choke upon the ribbon. Get all your necessary supplies from Their catalog is always full of more cutters, pans, icing, colors, edible glitter. etc. You will never be dissapointed by wilton! Enjoy!"

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