This Christmas tree of cookies is what your holidays have been missing. So stunning to behold. So surprisingly simple to assemble. Sugar cookies and royal icing. Done.
This Christmas tree of cookies is actually spectacularly simple to assemble despite looking so stunning. It’s simply star-shaped sugar cookies stacked and glued together with royal icing. Easy peasy. Doesn’t matter whether the Christmas cookies are lavishly decorated or simply dusted with confectioners’ sugar. Originally published December 8, 2011.–Renee Schettler Rossi
How To Create Cookies That Look As Stunning As This
If you’ve never undertaken cookie decorating before, all you need is a little confidence. Well, okay, that and a steady hand. And the right how-tos. So what we’re giving you here is less a recipe than a decorating how-to, because chances are you’re already pretty adept at making sugar cookies. Instead, you’ll find everything decorating-related that you need—minus that steady hand—here and in the tips found at the Basic Royal Icing Recipe on the site (see link below in the ingredients list). You can do this.
Christmas Tree of Cookies
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How To Embellish This Christmas Tree Of Cookies
- Sift confectioners’ sugar over the entire tree to make it look like a frosted fir.
Squeeze trails of multicolored royal icing (piping icing) all over the tree. Add glitter sugar and tiny shiny baubles, snowflakes, or any other exciting Christmas decorations to the trails before they set.
Ice each star with a glitter-frosted white pattern and stack with pretty candies.