Yield: 8 Servings
|2||Recipes Basic Holiday Cookies, see below|
Make double recipe Basic Holiday Cookie dough. Roll out ¼ of dough at a time on a well-floured surface 3/16th inch thick. Cut out trees for total of 16. Bake on pans coated with cooking spray in 350 F. oven for 12 minutes, until lightly browned at edges. While still warm cut 8 trees in half vertically. Cool on rack. Spread one side of cookie trees and half trees and edges with icing. Press on candy-coated chocolate candies (M&Ms).
Let dry. Repeat with other sides. Let dry. Pipe bands of icing down center of whole tree on both sides. Push half trees into icing band on both sides.
Hold until icing firms. Let dry. Dust tops with confectioner's sugar. Makes 8 trees. MC formatting by bobbi744@...
NOTES : (#) All cookies made with the Basic Holiday Cookies mix are marked in this way for ease in finding in cookbook.
Recipe by: Family Circle Magazine, 11-18-97 Posted to MC-Recipe Digest V1 #873 by Roberta Banghart <bobbi744@...> on Oct 28, 1997