Christmas Cookies


Christmas Cookies

Christmas Cookies

Course Dessert, Snacks
Cuisine American
Keyword butter cookies, christmas
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 27 minutes
Servings 48
Calories 73kcal


  • 1 cup butter
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3 large eggs yolks only
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract or lemon extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
  • 2 1/2 cups flour divided


  • Colored sugar
  • Nuts
  • Candied cherries


  • Preheat oven to 375°.
  • Cream butter and sugar thoroughly. Add well-beaten egg yolks and vanilla and almond extracts.
  • Mix in half the flour, then turn on a floured board and knead in the remaining half of the flour.
  • Roll out and cut with Christmas tree, star, snowman, etc. cookie cutters.
  • Place on greased baking sheet. and bake for 10 to 12 minutes (watch the cookies carefully).
  • Decorate with colored sugar, nuts and candied cherries.
  • Dough makes about 48 cookies, but can vary by type/size of cookie cutter and/or thickness of dough.


Nutritional values listed may vary from final results depending on actual measurements and brands used to prepare the recipe.


Serving: 1each | Calories: 73kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 22mg | Sodium: 34mg | Potassium: 9mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 134mcg | Calcium: 4mg | Iron: 1mg

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