Sugar Cookie Trees

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


tablespoons all-purpose flour
roll (18 oz) Pillsbury™ Refrigerated Sugar Cookies
1 1/2
cups powdered sugar
to 3 tablespoons water or milk
Few drops green food color
Assorted small candy sprinkles, edible glitter and/or decorator sugar


  1. 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Line cookie sheet with cooking parchment paper.
  2. 2 Sprinkle 2 tablespoons of the flour on work surface.
  3. 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. 4 Bake 6 to 10 minutes or until light golden brown. Remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 10 minutes.
  5. 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.)




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