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Christmas Lights Butter Cookies

Hey there everyone, This weekend I finished decorating the Christmas tree, I put up a few Christmas decorations and the atmosphere in the house changed to a much cozier, warmer feel.  I still have a few more things to do but I should be finished soon.  (Love all these colorful lights) 

I made a small batch of Butter Christmas Cookies yesterday, but I wanted to decorate the cookies with something Christmassy.   I searched for decorating ideas and found this Christmas light decoration on Pinterest which I thought was cute from dessertsfortwo.com.  The decoration on this bloggers cookies is different, she used M&Ms where I used sprinkles to make it a bit more colorful.   I did not have any powdered sugar so I made the topping with White and Pink Fondant Icing, the cookie recipe is great because I have been making these  each Christmas.

I gave it a few tries before the cookies looked decent enough to post hahahha.   I did send a photo to my Pastry Chef friend and she liked it, so I guess I did a good job on my first try in decorating cookies. 🙂

Have a great week everyone!!! 



  • 3 cups All Purpose Flour
  • 4 Eggs
  • 1/2 cup Butter
  • 1 teaspoon Baking Powder
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Vanilla Extract
  • Decorating Ingredients:
  • Round Cookie Cutter
  • White or Pink Fondant Icing
  • Red Blue, Yellow Tube colors
  • Sprinkles


  • Add dry ingredients into mixing bowl.
  • Add Eggs, Butter, Vanilla Extract
  • Mix until ingredients become a soft dough. Once the dough is ready, place into the fridge for 30 minutes.
  • Roll out dough with a roller,
  • use a round cookie cutter, or any cookie cutter of your choice. Once you have cut out your cookies place them onto a piece of baking paper that you have set in your baking pan. Bake cookies for 40 minutes at 16Once baked set aside to cool off.
  • Roll out the Fondant Icing with a smaller roller and use the cookie cutter used for cutting the cookies.
  • Take any tube color and draw a line, starting from the top left hand side all the way to the right side.
  • Spinkle, colorful spinkles on top of the cookies.
  • You can make any type of decoration you love, this is something I found cute and tried it out for the first time myself.



  1. Sophie these are so pretty and festive! Love when the house feels all cozy 💗
  2. Beautiful Sophie!!👩🏻‍🍳💕
  3. Super tempting cookies for sure...looks so Christamassy 🎄
  4. So beautifully decorated!

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