Total Time
32mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 12 mins

cookies that are pretty and flavorful for Christmas

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (16 1/2 ounce) package refrigerated sugar cookie dough
  • 14 cup all-purpose flour
  • 14 cup cornstarch
  • 1 12 teaspoons coconut extract
  • GLAZE AND PIPING

  • 2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 4 teaspoons milk
  • 12 teaspoon coconut extract
  • fine white decorator sugar

Directions

  1. heat oven to 350.
  2. on a well-floured surface, knead together the cookie dough, flour, cornstarch and 1 1/2 teaspoons coconut extract.
  3. roll between 2 sheets of waxed paper to a 1/4 inch thickness.
  4. place on a baking sheet and refreigerate for 15 minutes.
  5. remove chilled dough from baking sheet and remove the top piece of waxed paper.
  6. cut into snowflakes using a 4-inch cookie cutter.
  7. place snowflakes on an ungreased cookie sheet, rerolling scraps and cutting them into additional snowflakes.
  8. if dough becomes too soft, refrigerate for at least 15 minutes.
  9. bake for 10-12 minutes or until puffed and set.
  10. cool on baking sheet for 1 minute.
  11. remove to a wire rack to cool completely.
  12. GLAZE: in a bowl, mix 1 cup confectioners' sugar, milk and extract until smooth, spreading consistency.
  13. spread 1 teaspoon glaze on each cookie; let dry.
  14. PIPING: in a bowl, mix remaining 1 cup confectioners' sugar and 3 teaspoons water.
  15. stir until smooth.
  16. place in a pastry bag fitted with a small writing tip.
  17. decorate snowflakes in various patterns.
  18. sprinkle each with about 1/4 teaspoon of decorating sugar.
  19. shake off excess sugar and let dry.

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