Total Time
1hr 45mins
Prep 1 hr 30 mins
Cook 15 mins

You can add yellow red and green holiday candy decors to make ornaments on the cookie trees.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees. In medium bowl, beat 1 cup butter, the granulated sugar and almond extract with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. On low speed, beat in flour.
  2. Shape dough into 1-inch balls place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets.
  3. Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until firm to the touch. Cool 1 minute, remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  4. In small bowl, beat powdered sugar, 2 tablespoons butter and the milk on medium speed until smooth and spreadable. Stir in green food color until uniform color.
  5. Spoon frosting into resealable food-storage plastic bag. Seal bag; cut off tiny corner of bag. Squeeze bag to make tree shape in a zigzag pattern on each cookie with frosting.

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