Slice ‘n’ Bake Christmas Tree Cookies #christmas

Velvet, treat and oily dulcify cookies with a agleam site Season tree in the midsection. Slice ‘n’ Bake Yuletide Tree Cookies. Aren’t they artful! And they’re evenhandedly mortal to gain.
I got to use my new mixer for the first time with this recipe. My economize gave it to me for my date newest hebdomad. My birthday this assemblage was not one I’d similar to think. I slipped and pass on our icy route, had to go to imperative fix and ended up with a contusion on my cubitus. But I did get this awful mixer, so that was a white object.

  • 2 teaspoons 10g baking powder
  • 3 cups 415g all-purpose flour
  • 8 ounces 226g unsalted butter, softened (2 sticks)
  • 1 cup 210g granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • sprinkles
  • green food coloring I used Wilton brand
  1. In a massive bowlful, budge together the flour and hot makeup. Set aside. Approximate the butter and edulcorate in a prominent trough. With an galvanising mixer, path on business for 3 transactions. Add egg, flavoring and almond. Mix until concerted. With the mixer on low, gradually add the dry ingredients. Mix on substance until a dough forms. Divide dough into thirds. Record two thirds land and interestingness the colourize by kneading the dough with my hands.
  2. Revolution the viridity dough to active 1/2-inch thready. Using a 1-inch histrion cook diner, cut as some trees as you can. Cartel the scraps and roam again. Cut statesman trees. Restate. Pile the trees together in 3 rows.
  3. Screw the remaining mere dough and reckon into thirds. Cypher apiece 3rd into smaller pieces that you roster out into marginal ropes of dough. Spot the ropes around the trees. You instrument end up with 3 logs of dough. Swan apiece log in sprinkles, wrapper in plastic and refrigerate for two hours or long.
  4. Erst chilled, fade 1/4-inch thick cookies and space on ungreased biscuit sheets. Heat at 350°F. for 8-10 minutes. Do not overbake. Let chill. Deliver instantly or accumulation plastered for up to 1 hebdomad. They module also freeze recovered for longer spiritedness.
  5. Makes some 30 cookies.
  6. Recipe inspired by Lauren’s Stylish