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Semi-Homemade Holiday Cookies

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Need festive treats fast? These holiday cookies can be made in under an hour and create a fun activity for the whole family as you prepare your home for Christmas.

 

With the holiday hustle and bustle in full swing. Baking cookies might be the last thing you feel like you have time for. But these semi-homemade sugar cookies can be made in just an hour.

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My favorite part is that they can even become a family activity to decorate. You can choose the decoration options and let the kids decorate them any way they please using different colored frosting and decorative sugars. Or simply decorate them based on what your family loves.

For this recipe, I went with a snowflake design and used blue sugar to highlight my design. The girls loved them because they reminded them of the movie Frozen!

Assemble your ingredients for the holiday cookies: package of Pillsbury™ sugar cookies, frosting, white chocolate chips, colored sugars, sprinkles and food coloring.

Here is what you need:

1 package Pillsbury™ Sugar Refrigerated Cookies

 
Frosting
 1 bag white chocolate chips
colored sugars
food coloring

Cut cookie dough into 1/2 slices and place on baking sheet lined with parchment paper.

Step 1: Preheat oven to 350 degrees; cut cookie dough into 1/2 slices and place on baking sheet lined with parchment paper.

Allow cookies to completely cool on baking rack.

Step 2: Bake for 8-10 minutes or according to package. Once lightly brown, remove cookies from oven and cool completely.

Use melted colored white chocolate mixture to frost sugar cookies.

Step 3: Melt 1/2 the white chocolate chips in the microwave. Add desired color to melted chocolate. Use melted chocolate to frost cookies. Start in the center and work your way to the edges.

Pipe design on cookies using frosting and add colored sugars.

Step 4: Let dry 5-10 minutes, then pipe design and add colored sugar. Let dry completely before or if short on time place cookies in the freezer to set the chocolate. Then wrap up as the perfect holiday sweet treat!

Serve holiday cookies with a cold glass of milk.

Need festive treats fast? These holiday cookies can be made in under an hour and create a fun activity for the whole family as you prepare your home for Christmas.

Semi-Homemade Holiday Cookies

This classic holiday cookie is perfect for cookies exchanges, teacher gifts or last minute hostess gifts.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Semi-Homemade Holiday Cookies
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 24 people

Ingredients

  • 1 package Pillsbury™ Sugar Refrigerated Cookies
  • Frosting
  • 1 bag white chocolate chips
  • colored sugars
  • food coloring

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees; cut cookie dough into 1/2 slices and place on baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  2. Bake for 8-10 minutes or according to package. Once lightly brown, remove cookies from oven and cool completely.
  3. Melt 1/2 the white chocolate chips in the microwave. Add desired color to melted chocolate. Use melted chocolate to frost cookies. Start in the center and work your way to the edges.

  4. Let dry 5-10 minutes, then pipe design and add colored sugar. Let dry completely before or if short on time place cookies in the freezer to set the chocolate. Then wrap up as the perfect holiday sweet treat!

 Need festive treats fast? These holiday cookies can be made in under an hour and create a fun activity for the whole family as you prepare your home for Christmas.

Need festive treats fast? These holiday cookies can be made in under an hour and create a fun activity for the whole family as you prepare your home for Christmas.


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