Holiday Trees
Recipe from Family Circle

Dip these festive cutout cookies in white chocolate to make a winter wonderland of trees.


Holiday Trees

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Yield: 2-1/2 dozen
Prep Time: 20 mins
Related Categories: Christmas, Cookies, Desserts
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Ingredients
  • 2   cups 
    all-purpose flour
  • 1/2  teaspoon 
    salt
  • 3/4  cup 
    (1-1/2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened
  • 3/4  cup 
    granulated sugar
  • 2   
    large egg yolks
  • 1   teaspoon 
    vanilla extract
  • 6   
    drops green food coloring
  • 1   
    egg white
  • 6   ounces 
    white chocolate, melted with 1 teaspoon canola oil
Directions
1.
Blend flour and salt in a small bowl. In a large bowl, beat butter and sugar. Beat in yolks, vanilla and food coloring. Stir in flour mixture until dough comes together. Divide in half; flatten into disks. Wrap in plastic and refrigerate 2 hours.
2.
Heat oven to 325 degrees F. Roll dough 1/4 inch thick on floured surface. Cut out trees; reroll scraps. Transfer to ungreased baking sheets.
3.
Bake at 325 degrees F for 10 minutes. Remove cookies from oven and brush with egg white. Return to oven; bake 4 to 5 minutes more, until shiny but not brown. Transfer cookies to rack to cool. Dip edges in white chocolate. Let dry on waxed paper.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 128, Fat, total (g) 7, sat. fat (g) 4, carb. (g) 15, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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