It is Christmas in two days and you are still asking yourself what desert to prepare for the holiday? Don’t worry, you are not late to prepare something delicious, decorative and vert tasty. In this article we have selected some easy to prepare last minute Christmas cookies that are very delicious and that look as well as those that we buy from the stores. Don’t miss to read the recipes and try some of them on your own.
1.Sugar Cookie Trees
The ingredients needed to prepare this recipe are 1 tube sugar cookie dough, 1/2 c. butter, softened, 2 c. powdered sugar, 1 tsp. vanilla extract, 2 tbsp. heavy cream, green food coloring 1/2 tsp. salt, Christmas nonpareils, Yellow mini m & ms or sprinkle stars. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Place paper on baking tray. Make cookies in three sizes. Let them bake for about 5 minutes. Remove the smallest cookies while allowing others to bake for a few more minutes. In a large bowl, mix with the mixer butter, gradually adding powdered sugar, vanilla, cream, salt and mix until well combined. Apply several colors of the mixture to the edible color. First order the largest cookies, place off the fill, then medium cookies, then fill in and then the smallest cookie. Sprinkle with sprinkles of sugar and powdered sugar.
2. Rolo Ornament Cookies
To prepare this Christmas ornaments cookies you will need 1 (16.5-oz.) Log sugar cookie dough, 1 can vanilla frosting, Mini M & Ms, decorative sprinkles, 16 Rolos. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Place paper in the baking tray and place the cookies. Bake for about 10 to 15 minutes until golden. Decorate them with mini m and m’s . Put a roll on top of each cookie to make it look like a champ.
3. Sugar Cookie Icing
You need 3 c. powdered sugar, 1/4 c. light corn syrup, 1/4 c. milk, plus more for thinning, 1/4 tsp. almond (or pure vanilla) extract to prepare this decorative cookies. In a large bowl mix all ingredients. Make cookies from the resulting mixture. Decorate them with food colors of your choice.
4. Leg Lamp Cookies
Preparation of this recipe requires 1 (16.5-oz.) Log refrigerated sugar cookie dough, 1/4 c. all-purpose flour, 3 (0.67-oz.) black gel icing tubes, 18 Reese’s Big Cups, 1/4 c. yellow decorating icing, 3 tbsp. peanut butter.Warm the oven. In a bowl combine dough with flour and flour. From the dough make 1/8 thick peel, and using cookies in the form of boots make the cookies. Bake the cookies for about 10 minutes. Then draw on the heels of the lamp as well as a crossover design with black icing to mimic socks with a fishing net. Put them in the fridge for about 10 minutes to solidify.
5. Chocolate Sugar Cookie Recipe
You need 2 cups unsalted butter (at room temperature), 2 cups sugar, 2 large eggs, 3 tsp vanilla, 4 cups all-purpose flour, 1 1/2 cups cocoa powder and 1 tsp salt to prepare this cookies. In a bowl, mix butter and sugar. Gradually add the eggs and the vanilla extract. Finally, add the flour, cocoa powder and salt. Mix well. Put the dough in the fridge for at least 1 hour. Then cut out the cookie shapes. Bake for 8-12 minutes. Sprinkle powdered sugar.