A kid-favorite recipe prepared in just over 30 minutes. Embellish these shaped holiday sugar cookies with piping and white decorating sugar.

Source: Family Circle
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Heat oven to 350°F.

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  • On a well-floured surface, knead together cookie dough, flour, cornstarch and 1-1/2 teaspoons coconut extract. Roll between 2 sheets of parchment or waxed paper to a 1/4-inch thickness. Place on a baking sheet and refrigerate for 15 minutes.

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  • Remove chilled dough from baking sheet and remove the top piece of paper. Cut into snowflakes using a 4-inch snowflake cookie cutter. Place snowflakes on an ungreased cookie sheet. Reroll scrapes and cut into additional snowflakes. If dough becomes too soft, refrigerate for 15 minutes.

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  • Bake at 350°F for 10 to 12 minutes or until puffed and set. Allow to cool on cookie sheet for 1 minute. Remove to a wire rack to cool completely.

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Glaze:
  • In a small bowl, mix confectioners' sugar, coconut extract and milk until smooth and a good spreading consistency.

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  • Spread about 1 teaspoon of glaze on each cookie and let dry.

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Piping:
  • In a small bowl, mix confectioners' sugar and milk. Stir until a good piping consistency. Place in a pastry bag fitted with a small writing tip. Decorate snowflakes in various patterns and sprinkle with about 1/4 teaspoon of decorating sugar. Shake off excess sugar and let dry.

Nutrition Facts

292 calories; total fat 9g; saturated fat 2g; cholesterol 13mg; sodium 184mg; carbohydrates 51g; fiberg; protein 2g.

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