Simple Stacked Christmas Tree Cookies
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Simple to bake, assemble and eat! Everyone will have fun making these for the holidays. Likely you did this food craft with your grandma or mother when you were young.
Recipe type: Christmas Cookies
Serves: 2 doz
  1. Using your stand mixer, cream together butter and sugar and then add vanilla and eggs
  2. In a separate bowl, blend flour and salt. Then slowly add flour mixture to creamed mixture , while stand mixer is operating at a low speed until the two mixtures are incorporated
  3. Wrap dough in plastic wrap and place in refrigerator for at least two hours.
  4. Remove dough from fridge and roll dough on floured surface to ⅛" thick (you can do several batches if you wish)
  5. For each tree cookie that you will make, cut all 3 cookie cutter sizes from the rolled dough.
  6. Bake at 375 degrees F for 8-10 minutes or until just golden
  7. Once cookies have cooled on a wire rack, spread frosting around the edges of the cookies and roll in candy decorations
  8. Assemble trees by placing a dollop of frosting in the center of the largest cookie, topping with the medium size cookie, adding another drop of frosting to the top of the medium cookie, and completing the tree tower with the smallest cookie shape placed on top of the medium cookie.
  9. Finish the Simple Stacked Christmas Trees cookies by decorating them with piping and decorations.
  10. Enjoy!
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