Mrs. Claus' Cookbook - Stained Glass Window Cookies

Stained Glass Window Cookies

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From the kitchen of Laura

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Recipe Details

Bake Time:
8 minutes
Tags: Fun to make with kids, Good for parties/potlucks, Kid friendly, Travels well


1 cup butter or margarine
1 cup sugar
2 tablespoons milk
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 1/2 cups flour
crushed hard candies, sorted by colors


  1. When ready to bake, preheat the oven to 375 degrees and line cookie pans with foil.

  2. In a large bowl, beat the butter with a hand mixer until softened. Add the sugar and beat until fluffy.

  3. Add the milk and vanilla and blend. Gradually beat in the flour.

  4. Form the dough into a disk, wrap, and chill for an hour.

  5. Roll the chilled dough out on a lightly floured surface.

  6. Use a lightly floured cookie cutter to cut shapes and a small round cookie cutter to make the holes.

  7. Place the shapes on a foil lined cookie sheet.

  8. Add about half a teaspoon of the crushed candy to the hole.

  9. Bake the cookies for about 8 minutes.

  10. Let the cookies cool on the foil for about 10 minutes.

  11. Peel off the foil.


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hollydollywally101 says:

Amazing, very nice and very delicious!

11/22/2013 1:38:42 PM

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