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Christmas Tree Lollipop Cookies

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Christmas Tree Lollipop Cookies
Difficulty:
easy
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Preparation:
45 min.
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Ingredients

for
15
For the biscuits
cup
½ cup
3 tablespoons
3 cups
1 teaspoon
1 teaspoon
1 teaspoon
ground cinnamon
1 pinch
To decorate
1 cup
1 tablespoon
hot water
red and green Chocolate bean
Product recommendation
Soak wooden lollipop sticks in cold water for 30 minutes before using, to avoid burning.

Preparation steps

1.
Heat the oven to 200°C (180° fan) 400°F gas 6. Line a large baking tray with non-stick baking paper.
2.
Melt the butter, sugar and syrup in a pan. Remove from the heat and allow to cool slightly.
3.
Sift the flour, bicarbonate of soda, spices and salt into a mixing bowl. Stir in the butter mixture and mix to a firm dough. Allow to stand for 5 minutes.
4.
Roll out the dough on a lightly floured surface Cut out Christmas tree shapes using cookie cutters or a card template, re-rolling the trimmings and rolling again. Press the soaked (see note) lollipop sticks into the the dough, to come about 1/3 of the way into the 'trees'.
5.
Place on the baking tray and bake for 10-12 mins until golden. Cool on the baking tray for 10 minutes, then place on a wire rack to cool completely.
6.
To decorate: sift the icing sugar into a bowl and stir in the hot water to make a smooth coating icing.
7.
Spread the icing on the biscuits and decorate with chocolate beans before the icing sets.