Holiday Star Cookies

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Thanksgiving is over and it’s time to start thing more about Christmas cookies, or Hanukkah cookies. These with their blue sprinkles I think would work for both holidays. With all the potlucks and holiday parties this time of year, we don’t always have time to look for that perfect recipe, that’s when I turn to classic tried and true recipes like these holiday stars. It’s a classic Pillsbury recipe that’s very popular.

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These are super simple to make too. You just start with a tube of Pillsbury sugar cookie dough. Next you roll out the dough, cut out the stars and bake.

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After they have completely cooled, just frost them with some white icing. For these, I used white cake frosting from a can.

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Next add some sprinkles! This is a great step for the little ones to help out with, Kids love sprinkles.

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These cookies are great to take to holiday parties. They’re impressive, super cute and so easy to make.

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Holiday Star Cookies

Ingredients:

1 roll (16.5 oz) Pillsbury® refrigerated sugar cookies
1/4 to 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
Ready-to-spread frosting (any white variety)
Coarse white sparkling sugar, if desired

Directions:

Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, break up cookie dough. Stir or knead in 1/4 cup of the flour until well blended. Sprinkle about 1 tablespoon flour onto work surface; coat all sides of dough with flour. With rolling pin, roll out dough 1/4 inch thick, adding additional flour as needed to prevent sticking.

With floured 2-inch star-shaped cookie cutter, cut out stars. Gently brush excess flour from stars; place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets.

Bake 7 to 9 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 15 minutes. Frost cookies with frosting. Sprinkle with sugar.

This post sponsored by Pillsbury. All opinions 100% mine.

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