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GRINCH INSPIRED WREATH COOKIES

Course Dessert
Cuisine American

Ingredients
  

SHORTBREAD INGREDIENTS

  • 2 1/2 cups  all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 cup cold unsalted butter cubed
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 tsp. almond extract
  • 1 green food coloring

GLAZE

    GLAZE

    • 2 cups powdered sugar
    • 1.5 tbsp. milk
    • 1/2 tsp. vanilla
    • red cinnamon candies + green sprinkles

    Instructions
     

    • 1. IN LARGE BOWL WHISK FLOUR SUGAR AND SALT
      2. USING A PASTRY BLENDER CUT BUTTER INTO THE ABOVE FLOUR MIXTURE
      3. iT SHOULD RESEMBLE FINE CRUMBS SO KEEP BLENDING
      4. ADD THE EGGS, ALMOND EXTRACT+ GREEN FOOD COLORING.
      5. MIX WITH WOODEN SPOON AND THEN MIX W/HANDS UNTIL DOUGH IS EVENLY COVERED.
      6. COVER AND CHILL FOR 1 HOUR
      7. PREHEAT OVEN TO 350
      8. DIVIDE DOUGH INTO 24 1.5" BALLS.
      9. ON LIGHTLY FLOURED SURFACE ROLL EACH DOUGH BALL INTO A 7" ROPE.
      10. SHAPE ROPE INTO CIRCLE + PINCH TO SEAL THE ENDS
      11. PLACE THE CIRCLE SHAPES 2 " APART ON UNGREASED COOKIE SHEET.
      12 SNIP THE EDGES OF THE EACH CIRLCE TO CREATE TEXTURE FOR THE WREATH APPEARANCE
      13. BAKE FOR 8 MINUTES ON CENTER RACK UNTIL EDGES JUST BARELY TURN BROWN. .
      REMOVE AND COOL ON BAKING RACK
      CREATE THE GLAZE WITH THE ABOVE INGREDIENTS. ADJUST CONSISTENCY WITH MILK.
      DRIZZLE GLAZE OVER COOKIES WITH SPOON OR PASTRY BAG. DECORATE WITH RED CINNAMON CANDIES. SPRINKLE WITH GREEN SPRINKLES.