Merry Berry Wreath Cookies

Ropes of refrigerated cookie dough form these easy wreath cookies that are perfect for kids to help make and frost!

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  • prep time 1 hr 15 min
  • total time 1 hr 15 min
  • ingredients 5
  • servings 24
 

Ingredients

1
roll (16.5 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated sugar cookies
1
container (1 lb) vanilla creamy ready-to-spread frosting
4
or 5 drops green food color
2
tubes (0.68 oz each) red decorating gel
About 2 tablespoons holiday red and green candy decors

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Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Remove half of cookie dough from wrapper; refrigerate remaining dough until needed. Cut dough into 12 slices, 1/4 inch thick. On floured work surface, roll each into 6-inch long rope. On ungreased cookie sheet, form into wreath shapes 2 inches apart; pinch ends of each wreath together.
  • 2 Bake 9 to 12 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Cool 1 minute. Remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 15 minutes. Repeat with remaining half of cookie dough.
  • 3 In medium bowl, mix frosting and food color until well blended. Frost tops of cookies. With decorating gel, form bow at top of each wreath. Sprinkle with candy decors.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Remove half of cookie dough from wrapper; refrigerate remaining dough until needed. Cut dough into 12 slices, 1/4 inch thick. On floured work surface, roll each into 6-inch long rope. On ungreased cookie sheet, form into wreath shapes 2 inches apart; pinch ends of each wreath together.
  • 2 Bake 9 to 12 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Cool 1 minute. Remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 15 minutes. Repeat with remaining half of cookie dough.
  • 3 In medium bowl, mix frosting and food color until well blended. Frost tops of cookies. With decorating gel, form bow at top of each wreath. Sprinkle with candy decors.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Once the frosting has set, place cookies in a flat container; cover tightly. Cookies can be frozen, if desired.

Place decorating gel in the refrigerator about 5 minutes if it is too soft to form bows.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
200
(
Calories from Fat
70),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
8%
(Saturated Fat
2 1/2g,
2 1/2%
Trans Fat
2 1/2g
2 1/2%
),
Cholesterol
5mg
5%;
Sodium
105mg
105%;
Total Carbohydrate
31g
31%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
22g
22%
),
Protein
0g
0%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 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 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.