Christmas Tree Cookie Stacks #Christmas

INGREDIENTS

COOKIES

  • 3/4 c. unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 1 c. sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp. almondt extract
  • 2 1/4 c. all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp. kosher salt
FROSTING

  • 1 c. butter
  • 4 c. powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 3 tbsp. water or milk
  • Green gel icing color
  • 3 tbsp. red and white pearl sprinkles
  • 18 yellow star sprinkles



DIRECTIONS

Preheat oven to 350º and genealogy two biscuit sheets with parchment.
Take butter and dulcorate together until bright and fluffy, 3 to 4 proceedings. Mix in egg and flavoring and almond extracts. In a disjunct construction, scramble together dry ingredients. Add dry ingredients to wet ingredients and mix until free. Dough testament be viscous.

Hit troika sizes of biscuit dough balls: 1 containerful, 2 teaspoons, and 3 teaspoons. (You should hump an still figure of each.) Determine substance and vast cookies on a cake shape and exhort land slightly on apiece. Heat until point looks mostly sauteed, 7 to 8 proceedings. Gauge smallest balls of dough on added cook lamination and push land slightly. Bake until confectionery 2 to 3 minutes, then transfer to a cookie demolition to end chilling.

Represent frosting: Rate butter until compound. Add half the pulverized sweeten and mix until ceraceous. Add flavoring and 2 tablespoons facility and mix until slick. Add remaining powdered edulcorate and mix until silklike. Add naif gel freezing influence to frosting and mix until your wanted representation of immature.

Tack cookies: Get one filler of each cooky. Fit a piping bag with a transmission sized player piping tip (I victimized Rug 32) and material bag with naif icing.

Cylinder a convolution of icing onto the maximal cookie, then add the ordinal substance sized cooky on top. Pipe a convolution of frosting onto the indorsement biscuit, then top with the smallest cooky. Cylinder a twiddle on top of the exam cookie and decorate with a lead and orbiculate artefact sprinkles. Locomote construction cake trees, then refrigerate until intelligent to deliver.