Friday, November 17, 2006

Icicle Ornament Cookies

2 1/2 cups flour
1/4 teas. salt
1 cup sugar
3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) butter, soft
2 squares (1 oz. each) white chocolate, melted
1 egg
1 teas. vanilla
Coarse white decorating sugar, colored sugars and decors
Combine flour and salt in medium bowl. Beat butter and sugar in large bowl until fluffy. Beat in melted white chocolate, egg and vanilla. Gradually add flour mixture. Beat until well blended. Shape dough into disc. Wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate 30 minutes or until firm.
Preheat oven to 350. Grease cookie sheets. Shape heaping tablespoonfuls of dough into 10-inch ropes. Fold each rope in half; twist to make the icicle shape, leaving opening at top and tapering ends. Roll in coarse sugar; sprinkle with colored sugars and decors as desired. Place 1-inch apart on prepared cookie sheets.
Bake 8 to 10 minutes. (do not brown). Cool on cookie sheets. 1 minute. Remove to wire racks; cool completely. Pull ribbon through opening in top of each icicle; tie small knot in ribbon ends. Makes about 2 1/2 dozen cookies. EAT these....they look pretty on a small tree on the table...especially nice if you are having a cookie party or entertaining.


Blogger Naturegirl said...

I thought for a minute I had Martha's site! What a great looking cookie and I just happen to be attending a cookie exchange! ~*Thank YOU*~..came in by way of Sheila in Canada!:)

1:08 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Yum....sounds wonderful!

1:14 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Vicci, who eats all the cookies...?
If I baked all these I would need my husband to widen the doorways...LOL

4:27 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Delicious! Have you ever made Stained glass cookies? These can also be hung on a tree and are also edible.
Keep showing us cookie recipes.
Yum yum!

6:40 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Where do you find the time?
I love these too...thank you for sharing them.

7:23 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

They look too pretty to eat!

7:32 PM  
Blogger PEA said...

Hi Vicci...thanks so much for dropping by my blog and leaving a comment:-) Of course I had to come and check out your blog too! lol What a fabulous blog you have and I'm copying all the recipes I see on trying out new recipes:-)

9:04 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

oh Vicci...i can't take it anymore. I just want to reach in the screen and grab some of these cookies.

9:32 PM  

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