Making cookies this holiday season? Check out these tips for making Christmas cookies.


Makes 1 dozen cookies


1 recipe Butter Cookie Dough
1 egg, lightly beaten
Small pretzels, white frosting, toasted coconut, edible glitter dust and assorted small decors


  1. Prepare and chill Butter Cookie Dough as directed.
  2. Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease cookie sheets. Roll dough on floured surface to 1/4-inch thickness. Cut out 12 (4-inch) triangles. Reroll scraps to 1/4-inch thickness. Cut out 12 (1-1/2-inch) circles.
  3. Place triangles on prepared cookie sheets. Brush with beaten egg. Attach circle, pressing gently. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or just until edges begin to brown. Remove to wire racks; cool completely.
  4. Attach pretzels to back of each cookie for wings using frosting as "glue." Let stand 30 minutes or until frosting is set. Pipe frosting around hairline of each angel; sprinkle with coconut and glitter dust.
  5. Decorate cookies with frosting, coconut, glitter dust and decors to resemble angels as desired. Let cookies stand 1 hour or until frosting is set.

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