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Christmas Wreath Cookies Recipe

Christmas Wreath Cookies Recipe

Sugar cookies are the epitome of Christmas desserts. Every time I imagine a Christmas sweets table, I picture dishes and dishes of perfectly decorated cookies like my Christmas Wreath Cookies Recipe.

For my Christmas Wreath Cookies, I opted to use buttercream instead of traditional royal icing. The buttercream is just as tasty and offers a texture that you could lose out with royal icing. I even had leftover candies that I used to act as the wreath’s Christmas lights.

Christmas Wreath Cookies Recipe

I can’t wait to serve this for the upcoming holidays. I am sure my kids will adore them! Not to mention, they’ll also be the talk of the town with my dinner party guests.

Your favorite recipe for sugar cookies (enough to make 12)

Christmas Wreath Cookies Recipe Ingredients

Christmas Wreath Cookies Recipe

1 stick butter, softened

2 cups icing sugarir?source=bk&t=kelsthoonthi 20&bm id=default&l=ktl&linkId=4602e99ebecc735859faac2a2008023c& cb=1544393126356

4-5 tbsp milk

¼ tsp Kelly green gel food coloringir?source=bk&t=kelsthoonthi 20&bm id=default&l=ktl&linkId=f1ae20a9996ae5a36d3ecd68a228b483& cb=1544393137434

Multicolored candiesir?source=bk&t=kelsthoonthi 20&bm id=default&l=ktl&linkId=92934037d260957e38635d147c7f28c4& cb=1544393161015

Yields: One dozen decorated cookies

Christmas Wreath Cookies Recipe Directions

Once you prepare your cookie dough, roll it on a floured surface so that it’s about ¼ of an inch thick. With a cookie cutterir?source=bk&t=kelsthoonthi 20&bm id=default&l=ktl&linkId=50877dc961dbb1b2d0286d266f12a64d& cb=1544393174724, cut out a wreath shape – we had a cookie cutter that also cut out a circle on the inside. If you don’t have one, you’ll use two different-sized circular cookie cutters to achieve the look.

Christmas Wreath Cookies Recipe

Bake and allow to cool completely.

Christmas Wreath Cookies Recipe

With an electric mixerir?source=bk&t=kelsthoonthi 20&bm id=default&l=ktl&linkId=8f2f1a85de6d68c0e53809493d177b11& cb=1544393190097, beat butter, sugar and milk on medium speed. Gradually increase to high. Once the ingredients start mixing, add food coloring. Mix until buttercream is smooth and forms semi-stiff peaks.

Christmas Wreath Cookies Recipe

Using a frosting bag and Wilton tip #32ir?source=bk&t=kelsthoonthi 20&bm id=default&l=ktl&linkId=acbc7a0ec4ed45ed7c6df988cdee6dd4& cb=1544393204182, frost each cookie then add multicolored candies (they will act as the Christmas lights for your wreath!). Enjoy!

Christmas Wreath Cookies Recipe
Yield: 12

Christmas Wreath Cookies

Christmas Wreath Cookies Recipe

Sugar cookies are the epitome of Christmas desserts. Every time I imagine a Christmas sweets table, I picture dishes and dishes of perfectly decorated cookies like my Christmas Wreath Cookies Recipe.

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 32 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 stick butter, softened
  • 2 cups icing sugar
  • 4-5 tbsp milk
  • ¼ tsp Kelly green gel food coloring
  • Multicolored candies

Instructions

  1. Once you prepare your cookie dough, roll it on a floured surface so that it’s about ¼ of an inch thick. With a cookie cutter, cut out a wreath shape – we had a cookie cutter that also cut out a circle on the inside. If you don’t have one, you’ll use two different-sized circular cookie cutters to achieve the look.
  2. Bake and allow to cool completely.
  3. With an electric mixer, beat butter, sugar and milk on medium speed. Gradually increase to high. Once the ingredients start mixing, add food coloring. Mix until buttercream is smooth and forms semi-stiff peaks.
  4. Using a frosting bag and Wilton tip #32, frost each cookie then add multicolored candies (they will act as the Christmas lights for your wreath!). Enjoy!

Notes

Yields: One dozen decorated cookies

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

12

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 154Total Fat: 8gSaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 22mgSodium: 74mgCarbohydrates: 20gFiber: 0gSugar: 18gProtein: 1g

Nutritional information is automatically calculated with ingredients and serving size and may not be accurate. Please always double check with your own nutritional apps as well.

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Dianna l Thomas

Sunday 15th of December 2019

These are so cute-- and not to hard-- I can do this Thanks Kelly

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