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Christmas Ornament Cookies

Deck the halls, and your cookie platter, with edible ornaments made with handy refrigerated cookie dough.

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  • prep time 60 min
  • total time 1 hr 30 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 24
 

Ingredients

1
roll Pillsbury® refrigerated sugar cookies
1/4
cup all-purpose flour
1
egg white, beaten
1
tablespoon red sugar
1
tablespoon green sugar
12
small gumdrops, cut in half

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 In large bowl, break up cookie dough. Stir or knead in flour until well blended. Reshape into log. Cut cookie dough lengthwise into 3 long slices (see diagram). On work surface, separate slices with rounded sides down. Lightly brush all cut surfaces with beaten egg white.
  • 2 Sprinkle egg white area of 1 rounded slice with red sugar. Place middle slice on top; sprinkle with green sugar. Place remaining rounded slice, egg white side down, on top; press firmly and if necessary, reshape into roll. Wrap roll in plastic wrap; freeze 30 minutes.
  • 3 Heat oven to 350°F. Cut roll into 24 slices; place 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheets.
  • 4 Bake 9 to 11 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Immediately press gumdrop half onto outer edge of each cookie to look like ornament hanger; remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks.
  • 1 In large bowl, break up cookie dough. Stir or knead in flour until well blended. Reshape into log. Cut cookie dough lengthwise into 3 long slices (see diagram). On work surface, separate slices with rounded sides down. Lightly brush all cut surfaces with beaten egg white.
  • 2 Sprinkle egg white area of 1 rounded slice with red sugar. Place middle slice on top; sprinkle with green sugar. Place remaining rounded slice, egg white side down, on top; press firmly and if necessary, reshape into roll. Wrap roll in plastic wrap; freeze 30 minutes.
  • 3 Heat oven to 350°F. Cut roll into 24 slices; place 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheets.
  • 4 Bake 9 to 11 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Immediately press gumdrop half onto outer edge of each cookie to look like ornament hanger; remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Place the long cookie slices on a waxed paper-lined work surface to make cleanup easier.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
100
(
Calories from Fat
35),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4g
4%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
5mg
5%;
Sodium
55mg
55%;
Total Carbohydrate
15g
15%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
9g
9%
),
Protein
0g
0%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.