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Santas Sleigh Sugar Cookies

Learn how to make Easy and Fun Christmas Treats for Kids to Make – Santas Sleigh Sugar Cookies! And the best part? You can get some help in the kitchen from your kids — that’s how easy these recipes are!

 Santas Sleigh Sugar Cookies

Santas Sleigh Sugar Cookies

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Sleigh and reindeer sugar cookies

Makes 3 dozen cookies

Santas Sleigh Sugar Cookies Ingredients

  • 3 C flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 sticks soft unsalted butter
  • 1 C granulated sugar
  • 1 egg
  • Cookie Cutters: Circle, Mini Christmas tree, Santa’s sleigh and Reindeer

Icing Ingredients

  • 4 egg whites
  • 2 C powder sugar
  • 1/2 tsp cream of tartar
  • 1 tsp vanilla

 Santas Sleigh Sugar Cookies

How to Make Santas Sleigh Sugar Cookies 

– Cream the soft butter with the sugar until the combination is smooth not grainy to the touch in a mixing bowl.

– Add eggs…Continue to mix.

– Add the vanilla.. Continue mixing.

– Sift the four, baking soda, and salt together.

– Add the dry mixture to the wet mixture.

– Continue mixing to make sure all ingredients are thoroughly blended.

– Make the dough into a ball, wrap it in cling wrap completely covering the entire dough ball.

– Put in the refrigerator for about 6 hours or overnight. Check to see if the dough is firm.

– Preheat oven to 325 degrees.

– Pull the cookie dough out of the refrigerator and sit it out to soften up a bit.

– Put flour out on the cutting board, rub flour on the rolling pin, and work some flour into the batter. (if needed).

– Roll the dough out on the cutting board and using the cookie cutter begin to make your cookies.

– Line the cookie sheet with parchment paper.

– Using a metal spatula move the cut cookies to the parchment lined cookie sheet.

– Bake at 325 degrees for 8 minutes. Check to see if the cookies are thoroughly baked.

– Take the cookies off of the cookie sheet and put on a wire rack to cool completely. (About 10 minutes).

Icing Directions

– Combine all ingredients in a mixing bowl mixing on medium speed for 4 minutes. (except your food coloring)

– If icing is not stiff enough add 1/4 C powder sugar.

– Divide the icing into 5 equal bowls.

– The first bowl of icing add golden yellow to make gold color.

– Second bowl of icing, add several drops of  brown.

– Third bowl of icing remains white. 

– Fourth bowl, add a few drops of red colored gel.

– Fifth bowl, add drops of green gel.

– Using 5 number #2 tips fitted onto piping bags, scoop some icing into each bag.

– Thin out the red icing left in the bowl using a tsp of water. 

– Pipe an edge using the red icing around the sleigh.

– Fill in with the thinner red icing. 

– Let dry for 2-3 hours. 

– Using the gold piping bag, add on the detail on the sleigh and the tracks on the bottom. 

– Use the white to make snow effect on the sleigh. 

– Decorate the reindeer according to the picture.

reindeer sugar cookie

 

reindeer christmas cookies 

– Let dry for another 3 hours.

– Place reindeer or the sleigh on circle cookie and hold it there for 35 minutes.

– Place the reindeer or tree on the cookie. 

– Let dry for 2 hours.

– Enjoy!

christmas cookies

Yield: 36

Santas Sleigh Sugar Cookies

santas sleigh christmas cookies

Learn how to make Easy and Fun Christmas Treats for Kids to Make – Santas Sleigh Sugar Cookies! And the best part? You can get some help in the kitchen from your kids — that’s how easy these recipes are!

Prep Time 7 hours
Cook Time 10 minutes
Additional Time 12 hours
Total Time 19 hours 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 3 C flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 sticks soft unsalted butter
  • 1 C granulated sugar
  • 1 egg
  • Cookie Cutter: Circle, Mini Christmas tree, Santa's sleigh and Reindeer

Icing Ingredients

  • 4 egg whites
  • 2 C powder sugar
  • 1/2 tsp cream of tartar
  • 1 tsp vanilla

Instructions

  1. - Cream the soft butter with the sugar until the combination is smooth not grainy to the touch in a mixing bowl.
  2. - Add eggs...Continue to mix.
  3. - Add the vanilla.. Continue mixing.
  4. - Sift the four, baking soda, and salt together.
  5. - Add the dry mixture to the wet mixture.
  6. - Continue mixing to make sure all ingredients are thoroughly blended.
  7. - Make the dough into a ball, wrap it in cling wrap completely covering the entire dough ball.
  8. - Put in the refrigerator for about 6 hours or overnight. Check to see if the dough is firm.
  9. - Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  10. - Pull the cookie dough out of the refrigerator and sit it out to soften up a bit.
  11. - Put flour out on the cutting board, rub flour on the rolling pin, and work some flour into the batter. (if needed).
  12. - Roll the dough out on the cutting board and using the cookie cutter begin to make your cookies.
  13. - Line the cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  14. - Using a metal spatula move the cut cookies to the parchment lined cookiesheet.
  15. - Bake at 325 degrees for 8 minutes. Check to see if the cookies are thoroughly baked.
  16. - Take the cookies off of the cookie sheet and put on a wire rack to cool completely. (About 10 minutes).

Icing Directions

  1. - Combine all ingredients in a mixing bowl mixing on medium speed for 4 minutes. (except your food coloring)
  2. - If icing is not stiff enough add 1/4 C powder sugar.
  3. - Divide the icing into 5 equal bowls.
  4. - The first bowl of icing add golden yellow to make gold color.
  5. - Second bowl of icing, add several drops of  brown.
  6. - Third bowl of icing remains white. 
  7. - Fourth bowl, add a few drops of red colored gel
  8. - Fifth bowl, add drops of green gel
  9. - Using 5 number #2 tips fitted onto piping bags, scoop some icing into each bag.
  10. - Thin out the red icing left in the bowl using a tsp of water 
  11. - Pipe an edge using the red icing around the sleigh
  12. - Fill in with the thinner red icing. 
  13. - Let dry for 2-3 hours. 
  14. - Using the gold piping bag, add on the detail on the sleigh and the tracks on the bottom. 
  15. - Use the white to make snow effect on the sleigh. 
  16. - Decorate the reindeer according to the picture. 
  17. - Let dry for another 3 hours.
  18. - Place reindeer or the sleigh on circle cookie and hold it there for 35 minutes.
  19. - Place the reindeer or tree on the cookie. 
  20. - Let dry for 2 hours.
  21. - Enjoy!

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

36

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 153Total Fat: 5gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 19mgSodium: 77mgCarbohydrates: 25gFiber: 0gSugar: 17gProtein: 2g

Nutrition may vary depending on the products used.

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