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Christmas Tree in a Pot
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25 INGREDIENTS • 27 STEPS • 2HRS

Christmas Tree in a Pot

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These Christmas Tree desserts are cute and festive. Perfect for a Christmas party.
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ZaTaYaYummy
I am Chua Zong Han, the owner of TheZongHan & ZaTaYaYummy. Based in Singapore, I create video recipes on Youtube and at the same time blog about lifestyle.
http://www.thezonghan.com
These Christmas Tree desserts are cute and festive. Perfect for a Christmas party.
2HRS
Total Time
$0.91
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
12
US / Metric
Christmas Tree Sugar Cookies
Unsalted Butter
1/4 cup
Unsalted Butter, room temperature
Powdered Confectioners Sugar
1/2 cup
Powdered Confectioners Sugar
Egg
1
Baking Powder
1/4 tsp
Baking Powder
Salt
1/8 tsp
Ground Cinnamon
1/4 tsp
Ground Cinnamon
Royal Icing
Egg
1
Egg, separated
white only
Powdered Confectioners Sugar
1 1/2 cups
Powdered Confectioners Sugar
Salt
1 tsp
Green Food Coloring
to taste
Green Food Coloring
Red Food Coloring
to taste
Red Food Coloring
Yellow Food Coloring
to taste
Yellow Food Coloring
Pot Cookies
Unsalted Butter
1/2 cup
Unsalted Butter, room temperature
Brown Sugar
1/4 cup
Brown Sugar
Egg
1
Egg
yolk only
Dark Chocolate
3 Tbsp
Dark Chocolate, chopped
Pure Vanilla Extract
1 tsp
Pure Vanilla Extract
Ground Cinnamon
1/4 tsp
Ground Cinnamon
Fine Salt
1/8 tsp
Fine Salt
Baking Soda
1/4 tsp
Baking Soda
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
314
Fat
12.6 g
Protein
2.6 g
Carbs
46.9 g
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http://www.thezonghan.com
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step 1
To make the sugar cookies, in a large bowl, whisk together All-Purpose Flour (1 cup), Baking Powder (1/4 tsp), Salt (1/8 tsp), and Ground Cinnamon (1/4 tsp). Set aside.
step 1 To make the sugar cookies, in a large bowl, whisk together All-Purpose Flour (1 cup), Baking Powder (1/4 tsp), Salt (1/8 tsp), and Ground Cinnamon (1/4 tsp). Set aside.
step 2
In a mixing bowl, lightly cream Unsalted Butter (1/4 cup) and Powdered Confectioners Sugar (1/2 cup) until light and pale.
step 2 In a mixing bowl, lightly cream Unsalted Butter (1/4 cup) and Powdered Confectioners Sugar (1/2 cup) until light and pale.
step 3
Mix in Egg (1) and Vanilla Extract (1/2 tsp).
step 3 Mix in Egg (1) and Vanilla Extract (1/2 tsp).
step 4
Throw in flour mixture and mix on low speed until just combined.
step 4 Throw in flour mixture and mix on low speed until just combined.
step 5
Transfer into a cling wrap and let it cool in the freezer for 20 minutes.
step 5 Transfer into a cling wrap and let it cool in the freezer for 20 minutes.
step 6
Dust your countertop with some flour, roll out your dough until half a centimeter thickness.
step 6 Dust your countertop with some flour, roll out your dough until half a centimeter thickness.
step 7
Cut out shapes using a Christmas tree cutter that has been coated with flour. Re-roll if needed to repeat.
step 7 Cut out shapes using a Christmas tree cutter that has been coated with flour. Re-roll if needed to repeat.
step 8
Transfer into a baking tray lined with baking paper. Let it set in the fridge while you preheat your oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C) or 320 degrees F fan-forced (160 degrees C fan-forced).
step 8 Transfer into a baking tray lined with baking paper. Let it set in the fridge while you preheat your oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C) or 320 degrees F fan-forced (160 degrees C fan-forced).
step 9
Bake it in the oven for 10 to 12 minutes.
step 9 Bake it in the oven for 10 to 12 minutes.
step 10
Let it cool while you make your royal icing.
step 10 Let it cool while you make your royal icing.
step 11
Make the royal icing. Beat Egg (1) white, Vanilla Extract (1/2 tsp), and Salt (1 tsp) together until frothy.
step 11 Make the royal icing. Beat Egg (1) white, Vanilla Extract (1/2 tsp), and Salt (1 tsp) together until frothy.
step 12
Gradually add in Powdered Confectioners Sugar (1 1/2 cups) while beating the mixture on high speed.
step 12 Gradually add in Powdered Confectioners Sugar (1 1/2 cups) while beating the mixture on high speed.
step 13
Beat on high speed for about 5 minutes until thick, glossy and stiff.
step 13 Beat on high speed for about 5 minutes until thick, glossy and stiff.
step 14
Divide the icing into 4 parts, 1 tablespoon for white, red and yellow icing respectively. Leave the rest for green.
step 14 Divide the icing into 4 parts, 1 tablespoon for white, red and yellow icing respectively. Leave the rest for green.
step 15
Color them using the Green Food Coloring (to taste), Yellow Food Coloring (to taste), and Red Food Coloring (to taste). Wrap it with cling firm if you are not using any moment as it will dry out.
step 15 Color them using the Green Food Coloring (to taste), Yellow Food Coloring (to taste), and Red Food Coloring (to taste). Wrap it with cling firm if you are not using any moment as it will dry out.
step 16
Transfer your royal icing into a piping bag individually. Pipe an outer layer of green icing for each Christmas tree. This is called outlining.
step 16 Transfer your royal icing into a piping bag individually. Pipe an outer layer of green icing for each Christmas tree. This is called outlining.
step 17
Decorate the cookies with the different color of icing to your liking. Let it set.
step 17 Decorate the cookies with the different color of icing to your liking. Let it set.
step 18
Make the cookie pots. In a bowl, whisk together All-Purpose Flour (1 1/4 cups), Ground Cinnamon (1/4 tsp), Fine Salt (1/8 tsp), and Baking Soda (1/4 tsp).
step 18 Make the cookie pots. In a bowl, whisk together All-Purpose Flour (1 1/4 cups), Ground Cinnamon (1/4 tsp), Fine Salt (1/8 tsp), and Baking Soda (1/4 tsp).
step 19
Preheat oven to 360 degrees F (180 degrees C).
step 20
In a mixing bowl, cream together Unsalted Butter (1/2 cup), Granulated Sugar (1/4 cup), and Brown Sugar (1/4 cup) until light and fluffy.
step 20 In a mixing bowl, cream together Unsalted Butter (1/2 cup), Granulated Sugar (1/4 cup), and Brown Sugar (1/4 cup) until light and fluffy.
step 21
Add in Egg (1) yolk and Pure Vanilla Extract (1 tsp).
step 21 Add in Egg (1) yolk and Pure Vanilla Extract (1 tsp).
step 22
Gradually mix in some flour mixture until combined. Fold in Dark Chocolate (3 Tbsp).
step 22 Gradually mix in some flour mixture until combined. Fold in Dark Chocolate (3 Tbsp).
step 23
Transfer tablespoonful worth of dough into mini cupcake pan.
step 23 Transfer tablespoonful worth of dough into mini cupcake pan.
step 24
Bake it in the oven for 8 to 10 minutes.
step 24 Bake it in the oven for 8 to 10 minutes.
step 25
Once it’s out from the oven, immediately coat the end of every Christmas tree with melted chocolate and squash it into the center of every pot cookies.
step 25 Once it’s out from the oven, immediately coat the end of every Christmas tree with melted chocolate and squash it into the center of every pot cookies.
step 26
Let it cool in the fridge and serve. Or wrap it up as a Christmas gift.
step 26 Let it cool in the fridge and serve. Or wrap it up as a Christmas gift.
step 27
Serve and enjoy!
step 27 Serve and enjoy!
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American
Christmas
Snack
Shellfish-Free
Vegetarian
Dessert
Winter
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