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my easy stained glass window cookies

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Recipe by
Norma DeRemer
York, PA

This recipe is so easy and they are so good and colorful. You can also hang them on your tree if you wish. Your grandkids will love to help with these and are awed by their glass centers when they come out of the oven.

(1 rating)
yield 20 cookies

Ingredients For my easy stained glass window cookies

  • 1 pkg
    (16.5 ounces) toll house refrigerated sugar cookie bar dough.
  • al purpose flour
  • 1/2 c
    finely crushed hardy candy of your choice

How To Make my easy stained glass window cookies

  • 1
    Preheat your oven to 325 and line baking sheets with non-stick foil.
  • 2
    Cut dough in half; refrigerate one half.
  • 3
    Sprinkle about one tablespoon of flour onto working surface and sprinkle additional flour over remaining half of dough.
  • 4
    Roll out dough to 1/4 inch thickness, using additional flour as needed to prevent sticking.
  • 5
    Cut into disired chapes with 2 1/2 inch cookie cutters.
  • 6
    Transfter cookies to prepared baking sheets using a spatula, placing them about 2 inches apart.
  • 7
    Cut out small shapes in cookie centers and spoon crushed candy into each center to fill holes.
  • 8
    Using a toothpick; pierce a hole at top of shape if you plan on hanging them. Repeat with remaining dough.
  • 9
    Place prepared cookies in the oven and bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until edges are light golden brown and candy has spread out.
  • 10
    Remove from oven and cool on baking sheets for one minute; slide foiol with cookies to wire racks to cool completely. Store tightly covered.

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