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Snowflake Cookies

Warm from the oven, Morven Baker's sugary snowflakes are guaranteed to melt in your mouth. “One cookie is never enough,” she adds from Ashland, Ohio. So bake up a blizzard!
  • Total Time
    Prep: 1 hour + chilling Bake: 10 min./batch + cooling
  • Makes
    4 dozen

Ingredients

  • 2 cups butter, softened
  • 1-1/4 cups sugar, divided
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 4 cups cake flour
  • 2 tablespoons edible glitter

Directions

  • In a large bowl, cream butter and 1 cup sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in vanilla. Gradually add flour and mix well. Divide in half. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours or until easy to handle.
  • On a lightly floured surface, roll out one portion of dough to 1/4-in. thickness. Cut with a floured 4-in. snowflake-shaped cookie cutter. Place 1 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets.
  • Bake at 300° for 8-10 minutes or until firm. Repeat with remaining dough. Chill and reroll scraps if desired.
  • In a small resealable plastic bag, combine edible glitter and remaining sugar. Seal bag; crush mixture to break glitter into smaller pieces. Sprinkle over warm cookies. Cool for 5 minutes before removing to wire racks to cool completely.
Editor's Note
Edible glitter is available from Wilton Industries. Call 800-794-5866 or visit wilton.com.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 131 calories, 8g fat (5g saturated fat), 20mg cholesterol, 78mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.
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