How to Make Sugar Cookie Trees | Recipe | Delish


There’s no better way to settle down from putting up your actual Christmas tree than snacking on a few of these Sugar Cookie Trees.

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INGREDIENTS

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

DIRECTIONS

1. Preheat oven to 350° and line a medium cookie sheet with parchment paper. Make balls 1, 2, and 3 teaspoons large. Place on baking sheet and bake 5 minutes, remove smallest cookies and bake 3-4 minutes more. Remove from oven and let cool on a cooking rack.
2. In a large bowl using a hand mixer, beat butter until fluffy. Add powdered sugar and beat until combined, then add vanilla, heavy cream, food coloring, and salt and beat until combined. Add more food coloring until desired color is reached. Transfer to a piping bag with a medium star tip.
3. Onto the largest cookie, pipe a circle of frosting. Top with the medium cookie, pipe another circle of frosting, and top with the smallest cookie. Pipe a point on the smallest cookie. Decorate with sprinkles and top with a sprinkle star or a small yellow m&m. Serve.

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