Christmas Stars

Christmas Stars

Prep 30 m
Chill 45 m
Stand 1440 - 2160 m

Ingredients

Directions

  1. 1 of 5 Beat half of cream cheese and 1 tablespoon milk in bowl until smooth. Gradually beat in 5 cups sugar, peppermint extract and desired amount of green food coloring (if mixture gets too hard to beat with mixer, stir with wooden spoon).
  2. 2 of 5 Turn mixture out onto surface lightly dusted with confectioners sugar. If necessary, knead by hand until color is well blended.
  3. 3 of 5 Lay 16-inch sheet parchment or waxed paper on large baking sheet; place dough in center. Flatten dough; cover with second sheet of paper; roll to 3/8-inch thickness. Refrigerate 45 to 60 minutes, until firm enough to cut.
  4. 4 of 5 Line another large baking sheet with parchment or waxed paper. Remove top sheet from rolled-out dough. Using 2-inch star cutter, cut out stars; place on other lined baking sheet. Gather scraps; roll; cut out. Let stars stand at room temperature 24 to 36 hours, until dry; using thin metal spatula, turn stars over every 12 hours.
  5. 5 of 5 Make a red dough as above, using remaining cream cheese, milk, cherry extract and red food coloring. Roll and cut out stars as above.
Nutrition Information for Christmas Stars
Servings Per Recipe:
Per Serving: 49 kcal cal., 10 g carb., 1 g Fat, total, 3 mg chol., 1 g sat. fat, 7 mg sodium, 0 g pro., 0 g fiber
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