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Christmas Tree Cookies

ingredients

serves: makes 30-40
3/4 stick (6 Tbsp) 75 g butter, at room temperature
3/8 cup (75 g) light muscovado sugar
1 medium size egg, beaten
250 g plain flour
1 tsp baking powder
1 tbsp ground ginger
ready-roll icings and edible cake decorations

method

1. Preheat the oven to 180°C, 350° F, gas mark 4.

2. Beat together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy, then gradually beat in the egg. Sift in the dry ingredients and mix thoroughly to form a dough.

3. Knead gently on a lightly floured surface, then wrap and chill for 30 minutes.

4. Roll out to a thickness of 2-3 mm and cut out shapes using a star or other Christmas shape cutter. Arrange the shapes on baking trays lined with baking parchment and make a small hole in each biscuit to thread ribbon through when cooked. Bake in the preheated oven for 12-15 minutes until golden then transfer to a wire rack to cool and crisp.

5. When cold decorate with icings and sweet decorations from the homebaking range at Sainsburys. thread ribbon through the hole and use to decorate the Christmas tree!

What did you think?

21 people have helped to review this recipe. Thankyou!

Sorry !
posted by Dominique @ 06:59AM, 11/25/07
The reason why I only voted for 7 is because there isn't a picture to show you what its going to look like.
I agree!
posted by KK @ 06:45AM, 12/22/07
It sounded interesting but i was put off by the fact it had no picture-i like to know what my cooking SHOULD look like!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Love it ..kids treats
posted by E.KERRIDGE- HUTCHINSON @ 01:05PM, 12/23/08
Love anything that keeps the kids quiet durning christmas
LOVED IT
posted by LIZ @ 01:07PM, 12/23/08
BRILLIANT SONMETHING FOR THE KIDS TO DO OVER XMAS !!!
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