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Stained Glass Cookies recipe

Festive and beautiful, these cut-out sugarcookies, with their colorful candy ‘windows’, can be eaten orused as a decoration.

Recipe: Stained Glass Cookies

3 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt1/2 cup butter, softened
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup honey
1 large egg
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup or more finely crushed hard candy

  • In a medium bowl stir together the flour,baking powder, baking soda and salt; set aside.
  • In a large bowl, beat butter, sugar, honey,egg and vanilla in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speeduntil well blended.
  • Stir in the flour mixture and mix well.Cover and refrigerate dough for at least 2 hours
  • Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
  • Place dough on lightly floured surface;roll out to 1/4-inch thickness. Cut into desired shapes with2 1/2 to 3-inch floured cookie cutters.
  • Trace a smaller version of each cookieshape on dough, leaving 1/2- to 3/4-inch border of dough. Cutout and remove dough from center of each shape; set aside.
  • Place cutouts on baking sheets coveredwith foil. Shape remaining dough into ball; re-roll to make additionalcutouts.
  • Spoon crushed candy inside centers ofcutouts.
  • Bake 6 to 8 minutes or until candy ismelted and cookies are lightly browned. Allow cookies to coolcompletely before removing from foil.

    Makes 4 dozen cookies.

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    I have NEVER made as stained glass cookie, but have OFTEN used this for decorated sugar cookies.

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