Easy Cookie Wreaths

Here’s a wreath shaped colorful sugar cookies recipe made using Pillsbury® refrigerated sugar cookies with vanilla frosting – a stress-free dessert!

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  • prep time 1 hr 10 min
  • total time 1 hr 10 min
  • ingredients 5
  • servings 32
 

Ingredients

1
roll (18 oz) Pillsbury® refrigerated sugar cookies
1 1/4
cups vanilla ready-to-spread frosting (from 16-oz can)
Green food color
Red food color
Small candies or colored sugar

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Remove half of cookie dough from wrapper; refrigerate remaining dough until needed. Cut half of dough into 1/4-inch-thick slices; place 3 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet.
  • 2 With small (about 3/4-inch) cutter, cut out hole in center of each slice. Cut each cut-out hole in half, forming 2 small semicircles; place semicircles on dough ring to form bow. Repeat with remaining half of dough.
  • 3 Bake 7 to 10 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheet and place on wire racks. Cool completely, about 15 minutes.
  • 4 Meanwhile, in small bowl, mix 3/4 cup of the frosting and enough green food color until desired green color. In another small bowl, mix remaining 1/2 cup frosting and enough red food color until desired pink color.
  • 5 Frost cooled wreaths with green frosting; frost bows with pink frosting. Decorate with small candies.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Remove half of cookie dough from wrapper; refrigerate remaining dough until needed. Cut half of dough into 1/4-inch-thick slices; place 3 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet.
  • 2 With small (about 3/4-inch) cutter, cut out hole in center of each slice. Cut each cut-out hole in half, forming 2 small semicircles; place semicircles on dough ring to form bow. Repeat with remaining half of dough.
  • 3 Bake 7 to 10 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheet and place on wire racks. Cool completely, about 15 minutes.
  • 4 Meanwhile, in small bowl, mix 3/4 cup of the frosting and enough green food color until desired green color. In another small bowl, mix remaining 1/2 cup frosting and enough red food color until desired pink color.
  • 5 Frost cooled wreaths with green frosting; frost bows with pink frosting. Decorate with small candies.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Use the center of a doughnut cutter to make the hole in each cookie. Or, remove the top of a salt shaker and use that if it's about 3/4 inch in diameter.

Use a few of these to decorate the Christmas tree. Use pretty ribbons and tie bows on top to hang from boughs of the tree.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
115
(
Calories from Fat
35),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4g
4%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
55mg
55%;
Total Carbohydrate
20g
20%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
16g
16%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
1 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.