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Christmas Tree Shortbread Cookies

Christmas tree shortbread cookies recipe is a flaky, sweet, and colorful dessert to make on Christmas day!
Author: Lainey


  • 2 sticks 1 cup salted butter, softened
  • 1 cup powdered sugar sifted
  • 2 ¼ teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 cup green candy melts
  • Christmas sprinkles


  • Preheat oven to 300F, generously oil two 9 inch pie pans.
  • In a large bowl, add butter, powdered sugar and mix until light and fluffy. Add vanilla and continue mixing until well combined. Gradually add all purpose flour until well incorporated.
  • Divide cookie dough in half and place into the pie pans and spread the cookie dough out evently. Poke the cookie dough with a fork.
  • Bake for 25-30 minutes. Remove from oven and allow the cookies to cool for 2 minutes in the pan before transferring onto plate. Cut the cookies into triangles, and melt the candy melts and drizzles over cookies. Add sprinkles.
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