Maybe elves do exist! It certainly is a wonder when flour, butter, and sugar are so easily transformed into home-baked magic.

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a medium mixing bowl stir together flour and sugar. Using a pastry blender, cut in butter until mixture resembles fine crumbs and starts to cling. Stir in sprinkles. Form mixture into a ball and knead until smooth.

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  • Roll or pat dough on an ungreased cookie sheet into an 8x5-inch rectangle. Cut into 1/2-inch squares. Separate the squares on the cookie sheet.

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  • Bake in a 325 degree F oven for 12 to 14 minutes or until the bottoms just start to brown. Transfer to wire racks covered with waxed paper to cool. Store in a tightly covered container at room temperature for up to 3 days or in the freezer for up to 3 months. Makes about 160 tiny cookies.

To Present This Gift...

Punch holes on opposite sides of the cone, just below the rim. Punch another hole in the tip. Cut a length of beaded wire for the handle. Thread bead ends through punched holes, twisting ends to secure. Make a small tassel out of a 16-inch length of beads, wrapping into 2-inch-long loops. Tie at the top with another piece of beaded wire. Tie onto the cone through the punched hole in the cones tip.

Also try this...

Use cone-shape paper drinking cups in the same way, decorating the outside with stickers in desired colors and shapes.

To present this gift you will need:

Paper punch, flexible plastic cone (available in the doll-making supply area of crafts stores), scissors, and colored beaded wire.

Reviews (1)

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12/18/2013
Mom makes these every Christmas and a variation for Valentines day and for birthdays. they are awesome little cookies and so easy to make! YUM!