Coconut Snowflakes

Coconut Snowflakes
A kid-favorite recipe prepared in just over 30 minutes. Embellish these shaped holiday sugar cookies with piping and white decorating sugar.
Makes 24
Prep 20 m
Bake 12 m

Ingredients

Glaze:

Piping:

Directions

  1. 1 of 4 Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. 2 of 4 On a well-floured surface, knead together cookie dough, flour, cornstarch and 1-1/2 teaspoons coconut extract. Roll between 2 sheets of parchment or waxed paper to a 1/4-inch thickness. Place on a baking sheet and refrigerate for 15 minutes.
  3. 3 of 4 Remove chilled dough from baking sheet and remove the top piece of paper. Cut into snowflakes using a 4-inch snowflake cookie cutter. Place snowflakes on an ungreased cookie sheet. Reroll scrapes and cut into additional snowflakes. If dough becomes too soft, refrigerate for 15 minutes.
  4. 4 of 4 Bake at 350 degrees F for 10 to 12 minutes or until puffed and set. Allow to cool on cookie sheet for 1 minute. Remove to a wire rack to cool completely.

Glaze:

  1. 1 of 2 In a small bowl, mix confectioners' sugar, coconut extract and milk until smooth and a good spreading consistency.
  2. 2 of 2 Spread about 1 teaspoon of glaze on each cookie and let dry.

Piping:

  1. 1 of 1 In a small bowl, mix confectioners' sugar and milk. Stir until a good piping consistency. Place in a pastry bag fitted with a small writing tip. Decorate snowflakes in various patterns and sprinkle with about 1/4 teaspoon of decorating sugar. Shake off excess sugar and let dry.
Nutrition Information for Coconut Snowflakes
Servings Per Recipe: 24
Per Serving: 2 g sat. fat, 184 mg sodium, 292 kcal cal., 0 g fiber, 2 g pro., 51 g carb., 9 g Fat, total, 13 mg chol.