There is no Christmas Treat more festive than a Christmas decorated cookie, who agrees?

These cookies bake so quick, making it the perfect Christmas activity as your time can be spent on the fun decorative part!

Load up the oven with a LARGE batch of cookies and you’ll be going all afternoon with decorating. Put on your favourite Christmas film and get decorating. Comment below what you’d put on yours? I loved the cute reindeer ones.

I was instantly put into the Christmas spirit making these, so I hope you enjoy it too!

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Recipe makes about 25 cookies…


  • 1 cup unsalted butter
  • 1 cup granulated white sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ½ tsp almond extract
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 3 cups all purpose flour


1. Preheat oven to 180C

2. Cream together butter and sugar until smooth (at least 3 minutes)


3. Beat in extracts and egg

4. In separate bowl, sieve flour and mix in baking powder.

5. Add a little of dry mixture at a time to wet mixture (dough will be tough)

6. When the dough becomes too tough for the mixer, move to a worktop and with wet hands, finish off kneading the dough by hand.



7. Divide into smaller batches and roll out onto floured surface, ¼ inch thickness


8. Cut cookie shapes


9. Bake for 6-8 mins at 180 C

10. Allow to cool until firm before moving to a cooling rack

What I used for decoration:

• White icing

• Food colouring (red, green, black and orange)

For a classier look, try decorating by half dipping the cookies in melted chocolate and covering in sprinkles before they set.


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