See how to make the traditional recipe

Christmas is a special holiday for the whole family. It is time to come together to celebrate love and unity. And to enjoy this important date, there is nothing better than eating a delicious Christmas meal.

Christmas cookies are delicious to eat before Christmas dinner and the morning of opening presents. They are fun to make and delicious – perfect to enjoy with a cup of coffee or tea.

And to save money this Christmas, you don’t even have to go looking for Christmas cookies in candy stores, today we’re going to teach you a traditional Christmas cookie recipe that’s delicious and easy to make. Check it out and send us pictures of the cookies!




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Traditional Christmas recipes

The traditional recipe for Christmas is German. Even in Germany, getting the family together to bake Christmas cookies is a fun and delicious tradition. Everyone is eagerly waiting for the moment.

Here in Brazil, Christmas cookies with butter are sold in German cities, such as Pomerode and Blumenau, in SC. But you don’t have to go there to try these delicacies, we have here a recipe that melts in your mouth and is easy to make. Look!



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2. Kids love to make Christmas cookies – Photo iStock

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How to make buttery Christmas cookies: ingredients

To learn how to make buttery Christmas cookies you will need:

  • 500 g of wheat flour;
  • 150 g of butter in a paste;
  • 250 g of sugar;
  • 3 eggs;
  • 1 teaspoon of powdered yeast ingredients;
  • ½ teaspoon of vanilla essence;

How to make buttery Christmas cookies: preparation method

  1. Gather wheat;
  2. Mix the sifted flour and yeast;
  3. Add sugar and mix with your hands until it becomes a crumb;
  4. Add the eggs one at a time to the mixture, kneading until the dough comes away from your hands. Add more flour if needed.
  5. Add the vanilla essence and mix;
  6. Smooth flour and roll out the dough with the help of a rolling pin;
  7. Cut the dough in the shape of cookies – if you prefer, buy molds to cut cookies correctly;
  8. Bake the recipe in the oven at 180ºC until golden. keep an eye on the oven so it doesn’t burn!
  9. Let it cool before decorating the dough;

While the dough is in the oven, you can start frosting the decorated Christmas cookies:



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3. Follow the Christmas Cookie Recipe to make your day enchanting – Photo iStock

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Frosting recipe for decorated Christmas cookies

The main charm of Christmas cookies is the colored icing. To do this, you will need:

  • 1 egg white;
  • 1 tablespoon of lemon juice;
  • 150 g of powdered sugar;
  • Food.

Preparation mode

  1. Beat the whites in the mixer until it is clear;
  2. Add lemon juice and mix;
  3. Add powdered sugar; Mix well;
  4. Divide the recipe into several pots to add color to each one and make beautifully decorated cookies for Christmas!
  5. Put each color in a pastry bag and simply decorate the cookies;


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Formats for Christmas cookie decoration

The advantage of making this recipe is that you can use your creativity to make different types of Christmas cookies.

If this is your first batch of Christmas cookies, we recommend making several triangles and decorating them with green, white and red frosting to mimic Christmas trees. It’s a good way to train.

You can also buy doll shaped molds for kids to dress up with different faces and clothes. In addition, stars, houses and hearts are thematic and beautiful shapes to make decorated Christmas cookies.



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5. Decorated Christmas Cookies for Dinner – Photo iStock

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Gather the family to make this decorated Christmas cookie and celebrate special occasions. Kids love it!

Oh, and if you want to make some extra money this Christmas, take the opportunity to sell decorated Christmas cookies. Place cookies in themed bags, decorate with cute Christmas tree bows and enjoy!

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