Sugar Cookie Ornaments

Ingredients & Directions


1 pk DUNCAN HINES Golden Sugar -crystals, cinnamon gems,
-Cookie Mix -nonpareils or decors
1 Egg DUNCAN HINES Vanilla Layer
1 ts Milk -Cake Frosting (opt)
Assorted colored sugar

1. Preheat oven to 375’F.

2. Combine cookie mix, contents of buttery flavor packet from Mix,
egg and milk in large bowl. Stir until thoroughly blended. Form dough
into 1″ balls. Place 3″ apart on ungreased baking sheets. Grease and
flour bottom of drinking glass. Press gently to flatten cookies to
form 2″ circles.

3. Press end of drinking straw into top of each cookie to make hole.
Decorate cookies as desired or leave plain to frost.

4. Bake at 375’F. for 5-7 minutes or until set but not browned. Press
straw through holes in top of cookies again. Cool 1 minute on baking
sheets. Remove to cooling racks. Cool completely. Frost plain
cookies, if desired.

5. String ribbon through holes in cookies. Tie at top.

Makes 3 1/2 to 4 dozen cookies.

TIP: Frosting can be divided and tinted with a few drops of red and
green food coloring. Stir until well blended. Frost patterns on
ornaments or frost and sprinkle with decors.

PAINTED ORNAMENTS: Combine 1 egg yolk and 1 teaspoon water. Stir well.
Divide into 3 custard cups. Tint each with 1 drop different food
coloring. Sketch design on unbaked cookie with top of knife. Use
clean watercolor paint brushes to paint designs on cookies before
baking. Bake and cool as directed.

Yields
48 servings

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