Sugar Cookie Trees

Build a holiday tree the delicious way! Stack star cookies up in a fun and easy cookie-plate stand-out.

  • prep time 40 min
  • total time 1 hr 5 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 18

Ingredients

4
tablespoons all-purpose flour
1
roll (18 oz) Pillsbury® Refrigerated Sugar Cookies
1 1/2
cups powdered sugar
2
to 3 tablespoons water or milk
Few drops green food color
Assorted small candy sprinkles, edible glitter and/or decorator sugar
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Line cookie sheet with cooking parchment paper.
  • 2 Sprinkle 2 tablespoons of the flour on work surface.
  • 3 On floured surface, roll half of the dough to 1/4-inch thickness; place remaining dough in refrigerator. With 1 1/2-inch star-shaped cookie cutter, cut out about 18 small star-shaped cookies. Place on ungreased cookie sheets. Repeat with 2-inch star-shaped cookie cutter and 2 1/4-inch star-shaped cookie cutter, using remaining half of dough, rerolled dough scraps and flour.
  • 4 Bake 6 to 10 minutes or until light golden brown. Remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 10 minutes.
  • 5 In small bowl, mix powdered sugar and enough water for desired spreading consistency; stir in food color. Frost and decorate cookies as desired; let stand about 15 minutes or until frosting is set. Place 2 1/4-inch cookies on platter, stack 2-inch cookie on top of each larger cookie, with star points alternating. Top with 1 1/2-inch cookie, with star points alternating, to form tree shape. (See photo.)
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    160
    (
    Calories from Fat
    45),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    5g
    5%
    (Saturated Fat
    1 1/2g,
    1 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    3g
    3%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    0mg
    0%;
    Sodium
    95mg
    95%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    29g
    29%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    20g
    20%
    ),
    Protein
    1g
    1%
    ;
    % 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 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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