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Rising Star Cookies

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  • 1 hr 15 min prep time
  • 1 hr 30 min total time
  • 8 ingredients
  • 24 servings
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Start with convenient refrigerated cookie dough, and you're halfway there. Traditional cutout cookies have never been so easy!

Ingredients

1
roll Pillsbury™ refrigerated sugar cookies
1/4
cup all-purpose flour
Additional 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
2
cups powdered sugar
2
teaspoons light corn syrup
2
to 3 tablespoons milk
Food color, if desired
Assorted hard candies and colored sprinkles

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, break up cookie dough. Stir or knead in 1/4 cup flour until well blended. Remove half the dough, and refrigerate remaining dough until needed.
  • 2 Sprinkle 2 tablespoons flour onto work surface. With rolling pin, roll dough 1/4 inch thick. With 3-inch star-shaped cookie cutter, cut out dough stars. On ungreased cookie sheets, place stars 2 inches apart. Repeat with remaining dough and flour.
  • 3 Bake 9 to 11 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 15 minutes.
  • 4 In small bowl, mix powdered sugar, corn syrup and enough milk until smooth and spreadable. Stir in food color. Frost cookies with glaze. Decorate as desired with assorted candies and sprinkles.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, break up cookie dough. Stir or knead in 1/4 cup flour until well blended. Remove half the dough, and refrigerate remaining dough until needed.
  • 2 Sprinkle 2 tablespoons flour onto work surface. With rolling pin, roll dough 1/4 inch thick. With 3-inch star-shaped cookie cutter, cut out dough stars. On ungreased cookie sheets, place stars 2 inches apart. Repeat with remaining dough and flour.
  • 3 Bake 9 to 11 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 15 minutes.
  • 4 In small bowl, mix powdered sugar, corn syrup and enough milk until smooth and spreadable. Stir in food color. Frost cookies with glaze. Decorate as desired with assorted candies and sprinkles.

Expert Tips

For two different looks on your cookie plate, put half of the cookies aside before frosting, and partially dip in melted chocolate instead.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
130
Calories from Fat
35
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4g
6%
Saturated Fat
1g
5%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
5mg
2%
Sodium
55mg
2%
Potassium
0mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
22g
7%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
17g
Protein
0g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
0 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 Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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