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Christmas Candy Dipped Butter Cookies From Scratch

by Nellie

When it comes to Christmas Cookies, I love have a large variety to choose from. These Christmas Candy Dipped Butter Cookies are so easy and fun to make! 

What is better than baking cookies during the holidays? Dipping them in candy and eating them, of course! The are gorgeous and they taste so good!

These sugar cookies are dipped in delicious candy melts. Decorate them any way you like and they would make a perfect holiday treat!

Where can you bring these Christmas Candy Dipped Butter Cookies?

These are the perfect cookie to bring to any holiday party you have coming up! Or if you don’t want them to go anywhere, just bake some for your family or roommates! I personally love to bake while watching Christmas movies because it’s so fun.

What can you add to these cookies?

You could add chocolate chips, sprinkles, M&Ms, or any other candy you want. You can decorate them however you like so have fun with it!

What are some other fun Christmas Cookies to try?

What ingredients do you need for these Christmas Candy Dipped Butter Cookies?

1 cup (2 sticks) room temperature butter

1/2 cup granulated sugar

1 egg

1 teaspoon vanilla extract 

(this can be changed to peppermint, rum, coconut, or any other flavor extract)

2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 tablespoon water

1 cup red candy melts

Christmas sprinkles

parchment paper

Super simple ingredients you can get from any grocery store!

 

Christmas Candy Dipped Butter Cookies From Scratch
Yield: 24 cookies

Christmas Candy Dipped Butter Cookies From Scratch

These fun candy dipped holiday cookies will be the star of your dessert table! So good and easy to make with simple ingredients!

Ingredients

  • 1 cup (2 sticks) room temperature butter
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • (this can be changed to peppermint, rum, coconut, or any other flavor extract)
  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 cup red candy melts
  • Christmas sprinkles
  • parchment paper

Instructions

  1. Instructions:
  2. Heat oven to 400°F. Combine butter, sugar, egg and extract in mixer.
  3. Blend at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Add flour and salt, and blend at low speed until well mixed. Divide and use food coloring by mixing in each color.
  4. To make the cookies, insert a 1M tip into pastry bag. Fill bag with cookie dough. If it's hard to pipe add the 1 tablespoon water. Warming the piping bag with your hands will help to pipe out the cookies. Do this in a rotated motion on to a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  5. Bake for 5 to 8 minutes, or until slightly golden. Remove to a cookie rack and let cool. Once cool fill with jam or filling of choice.
  6. Melt candy melts in microwave as directed. Carefully dip the cookies into the candy melts and place on rack to dry. Sprinkle before drying with christmas sprinkles. Let fully dry and then store in air tight container.

Nutrition Information

Yield

20

Serving Size

1

Amount Per Serving Calories 126Total Fat 1gSaturated Fat 0gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 0gCholesterol 11mgSodium 66mgCarbohydrates 27gFiber 0gSugar 12gProtein 2g

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