Painted Snowflakes

December 9, 2008 at 7:44 pm 7 comments

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Want to know  how I made these? The recipe is below, but the decorating secret can be found right Here. While you’re at it, check out the rest of the posts at The Cookie Blog. Tiffany, the founder, is a great woman with a huge heart. She puts her heart and soul into every post… Enjoy taking a break and checking out whats baking.

Decorators Dream Sugar Cookie

1 1/2 c. Butter, softened
2 c. Granulated Sugar
4 Eggs
1 tsp Vanilla
5 c. AP Flour
2 tsp Baking Powder
1 tsp Salt

Cream sugar and butter until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, incorporating after each addition. Add vanilla. Gradually add all dry ingredients.

Preheat oven to 400 degrees and prepare cookie sheets by lining them with parchment paper.
Roll dough out dough to 1/4 inch thick and cut out your shapes. Place  them on the cookie sheets, with 1 inch room between cookies. Bake 6 to 8 minutes or until only slightly golden. Cool on a wire rack and then decorate as you wish.. I painted and piped.

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7 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Rachel  |  December 10, 2008 at 12:28 am

    Those cookies are so beautiful! And I’m glad you linked to the how to because I was just thinking “how did she do that??”

    Reply
  • 2. Maya  |  December 10, 2008 at 7:28 am

    Thanks for the link!

    Reply
  • 3. katie  |  December 10, 2008 at 1:16 pm

    Wow…georgeous! Come check out my holiday cookie list and enter my giveaway!

    http://katiebarlow.blogspot.com/2008/12/my-christmas-cookie-list-and-giveaway.html

    Reply
  • 4. My Sweet & Saucy  |  December 12, 2008 at 12:38 am

    Simply gorgeous! I love the designs!

    Reply
  • 5. cakebrain  |  December 13, 2008 at 9:48 am

    Your snowflake cookies turned out wonderfully! beautiful!

    Reply
  • 6. desiresinspiration  |  December 18, 2008 at 8:41 pm

    Those are gorgeous cookies!! They would go perfect with this Jersey snow we’re expecting tonight!!

    Reply
  • 7. desiresinspiration  |  December 18, 2008 at 8:46 pm

    Wait.. question… the icing.. is it homemade? if so how do you make it? If not what is the best brand to try.. I think these cookies will be my next experiment…

    Reply

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