Cookie + Ornament Countdown 12/1

Cookie + Ornament Countdown!

Christmas Sugar Cookie Trees, “Apple Butter Makers” P. Buckley Moss Ornament, and Solemate Socks for warmth!


tube sugar cookie dough
1/2 c.  butter softened
2 c.  powdered sugar
1 tsp.  vanilla extract
2 tbsp. heavy cream
green food coloring
1/2 tsp.  salt
Christmas nonpareils
Yellow mini m&ms or sprinkle stars
  1. Preheat oven to 350° and line a medium cookie sheet with parchment paper. Make balls 1, 2, and 3 teaspoons large. Place on a baking sheet and bake 5 minutes, remove the smallest cookies and bake 3-4 minutes more. Remove from oven and let cool on a cooling rack.
  2. In a large bowl using a hand mixer, beat butter until fluffy. Add powdered sugar and beat until combined, then add vanilla, heavy cream, food coloring, and salt and beat until combined. Add more food coloring until the desired color is reached. Transfer to a piping bag with a medium star tip.
  3. Onto the largest cookie, pipe a circle of frosting. Top with the medium cookie, pipe another circle of frosting, and top with the smallest cookie. Pipe a point on the smallest cookie. Decorate with sprinkles and top with a sprinkle star or a small yellow m&m. Serve.