Christmas Cookies

Christmas Cookies
1 hr 50 min.


for 8 pieces
For the dough
300 grams Pastry flour
100 grams Sugar
200 grams Butter
1 Egg
Parchment paper (for the baking sheet)
For the glaze and decoration
200 grams Powdered sugar
3 tablespoons Lemon juice
food coloring
Decorating icing (various colors)
Piping bag (with smaller nozzle)
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Preparation steps

Step 1/3

For the dough, quickly knead the flour, sugar, egg and cold butter into a smooth dough. Form the dough into a ball, wrap in plastic and chill for about 30 minutes.

Step 2/3

Roll out the dough on a floured work surface until about 1/2 cm thick. Use cookie cutters to cut out shapes (such as Santa Claus, deer, gift packages, snowmen, etc.). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and place the cookies on the sheet. Bake for about 10 minutes at 200°C (approximately 400°F). Remove from the oven and let cool.

Step 3/3

For the glaze, mix the powdered sugar and lemon juice into a thick glaze. Use food coloring to dye portions of the icing. Decorate the cookies with the icing, let dry and serve.