Creative Cutout Cookie Recipes
We show you dazzling ways to dress up classic sugar and butter cookies.
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Decorate these gingerbread people with our easy sugar icing, or keep them plain and classic.
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Pistachio Cookie Trees
With this recipe, you end up with two entirely different treats: sandwiches and bite-size cutouts.
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These chocolaty cutouts feature a gooey marshmallow filling. Coarse sugar adds a festive touch.
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To create the ultimate cookie sandwich, stack four cutouts at different angles. Festive brown-butter filling (tinted red or green) keeps the stars in place.
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Jazz up simple wreath cookies with creamy white chocolate frosting tinted green and red and green chocolate pieces.
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Sugar Cookie Mittens
These festive treats are fun and easy to make. Just dip your cookie cutter in flour between each pressing so the dough cuts with smooth edges.
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Two-Tone Cookie Crinkles
Top these chocolate-and-vanilla cookies with a rich mocha frosting before pressing them together. For cute mini cookies, bake and frost the cutout centers.
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Dress up these holiday favorites with white- and blue-tinted Royal Icing and, if you wish, a sprinkling of coarse sugar.
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Add a little twinkle to these buttery cookies by melting colorful candies into decorative cutouts.
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Lemon Cream Cheese Cutout Cookies
A light lemony frosting complements these cinnamon-spiced star cookies beautifully.
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