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Christmas Cookies Lollipop Recipe - Kids Just Loved It

Updated on February 21, 2015


Cookies are simply delicious delicacies. Most adults enjoy it, children love it ! Making it into lollipops will certainly surprise that someone very special. The cookies are soft and moist, a cookie recipe that you can modify for any special occasions - Christmas party, Valentine’s day, Halloween party, or New Year party !

For cookie making lover, I am glad that you found this page, this cookie dough recipe is well-loved by my friends. It is smooth and easy to work with. You can double the recipe and keep the remaining dough in the refrigerator for later use.


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Cookie Dough Ingredients

· 3/4 cup butter, softened

· 1 cup white sugar

· 2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour

· 1 teaspoon baking powder

· 1/2 teaspoon salt

· 2 eggs

· 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

· 20-40 (4 inch) lollipop sticks

Icing Ingredients

· 2 to 3 large egg whites

· 2 to 4 cups confectioners' sugar or icing sugar

· 1 tablespoon lemon juice

· colouring

Decorative Ingredients

· 6 ounces almond bark, or

· Vanilla, chocolate or butterscotch chips

· Vegetable shortening

· Assorted small candies


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Method

Part 1 : Prepare Cookies

1. In a large bowl, beat together butter and sugar in an electric mixer with high speed until creamy and smooth.

2. Add in eggs and vanilla. Continue beating.

3. Stir in the flour, baking powder, and salt.

4. Cover the dough with clothes, and chill it in the refrigerator for at least an hour or overnight.

5. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (or 200 degrees C).

6. Grease cookie sheets and set aside. You could also use parchment paper to line cookie sheets for easier removal of baked cookies later.

7. Roll dough out on well-floured surface to 1/4 to 1/2 inch thick.

Note :

· If the dough is sticky, dust it with confectioner’s sugar and you can continue working with it.

· If you like the cookies to be chewier, roll it thicker.

· If you like the cookies to be crunchier, roll it thinner.

8. Cut the dough out into various shapes using any preferred Christmas cookie cutter.

9. Place lollipop sticks on the cut cookies dough so that the tips of sticks are embedded in cookies dough.

10.Carefully turn the cookies with spatula so that the sticks are facing back.

11.Place cookies 1 inch apart on the greased cookie sheets.

12.Bake 6 to 8 minutes in preheated oven or until edges are lightly browned.

13. Cool cookies on sheet for 2 minutes.

14.Remove cookies to wire racks; let cool completely.

Part 2 : Prepare icing

1. Beat two egg whites with electric mixer until peaks just begin to hold their shape.

2. Add 2 cups of confectioners' sugar or icing sugar and lemon juice.

3. Beat for 1 minute.

4. If consistency is too thin for piping, gradually add more sugar until desired results is achieved.

5. If it is too thick, add another egg white.

6. Divide icing among several small bowls and tint to desired colours.

Part 3 : Decorate the Cookies

1. Place waxed paper on wire racks

2. Melt almond bark in a microwave or boil it according to the package directions.

3. Add 1 or more tablespoons of vegetable shortening if coating is too thick. The cookies coating is ready.

4. Hold cookies over bowl and spoon coating over cookies.

5. Scrape excess coating from cookie edges.

6. Decorate with small candies or chocolate chips, and the prepared icing immediately.

7. Place cookies on the prepared wire racks set over waxed paper.

8. Let harden.

9. Store in tin at room temperature.

Part 4 : Gift Wrapping

1. Wrap the cookie lollipop with plastic sheet.

2. Tie with ribbon.


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    • Ingenira profile imageAUTHOR

      Ingenira 

      6 years ago

      Thanks so much, RTalloni. Of course you link this hub to your hub, thank you!

    • RTalloni profile image

      RTalloni 

      6 years ago from the short journey

      Darling cookie pops for now, or for a It's-Too-Hot-In-July summer party!

      Voted up and bookmarking it. Would like to link this to my make a snowflake hub if you have no objection. Thanks!

    • d.william profile image

      d.william 

      7 years ago from Somewhere in the south

      Nice hub. Kool ideas.

    • Ingenira profile imageAUTHOR

      Ingenira 

      7 years ago

      thanks, boedz80. :)

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      boedz80 

      7 years ago from INDONESIA _ SINGAPORE

      great idea

    • Ingenira profile imageAUTHOR

      Ingenira 

      7 years ago

      Glad you like the idea as much as I do, Nell. Nice to see you here again. :)

    • Ingenira profile imageAUTHOR

      Ingenira 

      7 years ago

      Thanks, Thelma for your comment and vote. Glad you like the cookies recipe.

    • Nell Rose profile image

      Nell Rose 

      7 years ago from England

      Hi, this is lovely! I haven't baked cookies for years, what a great idea! cheers nell

    • Thelma Alberts profile image

      Thelma Alberts 

      7 years ago from Germany

      Thanks so much for sharing this. It looks lovely and me too is prepared to do the cookies for christmas. Voted up and bookmark.

    • Ingenira profile imageAUTHOR

      Ingenira 

      7 years ago

      Thanks, leann. :) Glad to see you here. Yeah, me too, I can't wait for Christmas to come !

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      leann2800 

      7 years ago

      The cookie graphics are amazing. I am ready to bake for Christmas and its only August!

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