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Christmas Tree Cookies You Can Make with the Kids


How cute are these little Christmas tree cookies?

© Gourmandize / Silvia Santucci

Christmas Tree Cookies

It's that time of year again. If you're home with the kids, these Christmas-Tree cookies are a great DIY project you can make together. Not to mention delicious!



For the cookies:

  • 1 3/4 cups flour
  • 3/4 cup butter
  • 6 tbsp sugar
  • 1/4 cup almond flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla sugar
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 pinch of salt



For the cream filling:

  • 3/4 cup heavy cream
  • 3/4 cup white chocolate
  • 3 tbsp powdered sugar

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  • 1/4 cup / 50g of softened butter
  • 1 egg (divide the yolk and white)
  • 1/4 cup / 50g of sugar
  • Pinch of sea salt
  • 1 cup / 150g of flour
  • 1 cup / 100g of chopped nuts
  • Salted caramel
  • Melted dark chocolate


  1. In a bowl, mix together the butter, egg yolk, sugar, and salt.

  2. Add the flour and mix. Roll into a ball.

  3. Chill for 30 minutes.

  4. Remove from refrigerator. Divide the dough and roll into 1-inch balls.

  5. Dip each ball in egg yolk, and then roll in chopped nuts.

  6. Place on baking sheet (lined with parchment paper), and press your thumb into the center.

  7. Bake at 340°F/170°C for 12 minutes, or until golden.

  8. Remove from oven and let cool.

  9. Pour the salted caramel into the center groove,and drizzle with dark chocolate.

  10. Enjoy!

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