Holiday Trees

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

Recipe from Family Circle
Holiday Trees
YIELD
2-1/2 dozen
PREP TIME
20 mins
by 2  people
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Christmas, Cookies, Desserts
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
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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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