White & Blue Snowflake Cookies Recipe

Snowflake Cookies

These White & Blue Snowflake Cookies will make a gorgeous addition to any holiday table.  While a little bit of work is involved, they will be worth it in the end.

Snowflake Ingrediants

INGREDIENTS
3 cup Flour
3/4 tsp Baking Powder
1 cup softened Butter
1 cup Sugar
1 Egg
1 tbsp Milk
ICING INGREDIENTS
3 Egg Whites
1 tsp Vanilla
4 cup Powdered Sugar
Blue Food Coloring

DIRECTIONS

  1. Combine dry ingredients and set aside
  2. Cream butter and sugar.
  3. Add beaten egg and milk.
  4. Gradually add in flour.
  5. Divide mixture in half, place one half in plastic bag in refrigerator.
  6. Place remaining dough between parchment paper and roll to uniform 1/4″ thick and place in refrigerator to chill.
  7. Cut out snowflakes using your Wilton Snowflake Cutter and transfer to parchment coated cookie sheet.
  8. Gather and reroll remaining dough between parchment paper and roll to uniform 1/4″ thick and place in refrigerator to chill…
  9. Bake in 375 degree oven about 7-8 minutes (watch for edges to begin to turn lightly brown).
  10. Leave on cookie sheet for several minutes before moving to cooling rack.
  11. Combine the egg whites and vanilla and beat until bubbly.
  12. Add powdered sugar gradually and mix until all sugar is incorporated.
  13. Beat on high until mixture forms stiff, glossy peaks.
  14. Transfer 1/3 of icing to pastry bag.
  15. Transfer 1/3 of icing to squeeze bottle and add 2 tbsp water to dilute.
  16. Add blue food color to remaining icing and mix until color is evenly blended.Snowflake Icing
  17. Use white icing in bag and pipe outline of snowflake on eack cookie.
  18. Wait at least several hours for icing to set.
  19. Using diluted white icing carefully spread on to cookies to fill in the snowflake. use a small blunt object to help spread the icing close to the outline.
  20. Wait at least several hours for icing to set.
  21. Transfer blue icing to pastry bag.
  22. Pipe the line pattern on cookies.
  23. Wait at least several hours for icing to set.

Snowflake Cookie Recipe Collage

Looking for more recipes? You may also like my Super Cute Rudolph Truffles as well! 

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