Stained Glass Cookies for


Indulge in the sweet taste of these easy stained glass cookies this holiday season. A true treat for Christmas cookie exchanges, these delicious classic stained glass cookies are easy to make!


– Unsalted butter (softened) – Granulated sugar – Vanilla extract – Eggs (room temperature) – All-purpose flour – Salt – 25 hard candies

If you're looking for holiday cookies that are pretty and impressive, look no further than these easy stained glass cookies.


Begin by making your cookie dough as you usually would by creaming together the butter and sugar and then add in the rest of the ingredients. Chill dough for 1 hour or overnight.


Line baking sheets and crush your hard candies while dough chills.


Roll out your cookie dough to be 1/4 inch thick and cut with cookie cutters into desired shapes. Cut out the center of each cookie and place dough on prepared baking sheets.


Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. and fill the centers of the cookies with hard candies. Bake for 10-12 minutes.


Remove the cookies from oven and let them cool on wire rack ON THE BAKING SHEET for 5 minutes before removing them from the baking sheet and letting them cool completely on the wire rack before storing.

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