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Snowflake Cookies
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Snowflake Cookies:

Snowflake sugar cookies with dainty holiday features! 
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 115kcal

Ingredients

INGREDIENTS:

    For the Cookies:

    • 2 sticks unsalted butter
    • 1 cup granulated sugar
    • 2 eggs
    • 4 cups all-purpose flour sifted
    • 3/4 cup cornstarch sifted
    • 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

    For the Royal Icing:

    • Royal Icing Mix
    • 5 tablespoons water
    • blue food coloring
    • ¼ cup confectioners sugar

    Instructions

    INSTRUCTIONS:

    • Preheat to 375 degrees F.
    • In a standing mixer fitted with a paddle attachment, cream butter and sugar together.
    • Add eggs.
    • On low, mix in sifted flour, sifted cornstarch and salt.
    • Add vanilla.
    • Separate dough into two parts. Wrap in plastic and chill for about an hour.
    • Roll out between two pieces of parchment paper.
    • Roll to a 1/4 inch thickness.
    • With a cookie cutter, cut out snowflakes
    • Place cookies on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
    • Bake for 12 minutes.
    • Let cool.

    For the Assembly:

    • Mix 1 lb royal icing mix and 5 tablespoons of water on medium. Mix until combined.
    • Split icing up into different batches. Use blue food for the contrast color.
    • Transfer batches to piping bags.
    • Pipe a continuous line around the perimeter of the cookies.
    • Flood the inside with white. Pipe blue designs and use a toothpick to create patterns.
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    • You don’t have to flood each cookie. You can also pipe simple designs in white or blue.
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    • Dust with confectioners sugar.

    Nutrition

    Calories: 115kcal