Brown Sugar Snowflakes

30
Servings
90m
Prep Time
8m
Cook Time
1h 38m
Ready In


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Original recipe yields 30 servings
OK
  • FOR COOKIES
  • FOR FROSTING

Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (27.3 g)
  • Calories 115.3
  • Total Fat - 4.9 g
  • Saturated Fat - 3 g
  • Cholesterol - 19.1 mg
  • Sodium - 90.9 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 16.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 0.3 g
  • Sugars - 9.3 g
  • Protein - 1.3 g
  • Calcium - 5.8 mg
  • Iron - 0.2 mg
  • Vitamin C - 0 mg
  • Thiamin - 0 mg

Step 1

Beat butter and brown sugar with electric mixer on medium-high speed until light and fluffy.

Step 2

Beat in egg until blended.

Step 3

On low speed, beat in flour, baking soda and salt.

Step 4

Divide dough into 4 parts; shape each part into a flat disk. Wrap each disk separately in plastic wrap. Refrigerate at least 2 hours until completely chilled.

Step 5

Heat oven to 350°F.

Step 6

Line cookie sheets with cooking parchment paper.

Step 7

On floured surface, roll 1 disk at a time to 1/4-inch thickness (keep remaining dough refrigerated).

Step 8

Cut with snowflake cutters; place on cookie sheets.

Step 9

Reroll scraps once, chilling dough again before cutting.

Step 10

Bake 8 to 11 minutes or until light golden.

Step 11

Cool 2 minutes before removing from cookie sheets to cooling racks.

Step 12

Cool completely, about 30 minutes.

Step 13

To make icing beat meringue powder and cold water with electric mixer on medium speed until peaks form.

Step 14

Gradually beat in powdered sugar until soft peaks form

Step 15

Spoon frosting into decorating bag fitted with medium round tip; pipe frosting on cookies.

Step 16

Sprinkle with granulated sugar.

Step 17

Let stand about 5 minutes or until frosting is set.

Tips & Variations


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