Christmas Tree Sugar Cookies

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 30 Minutes
Freeze: 15 Minutes
Bake: 12 Minutes
Cool: 21 Minutes


1 (16.5-oz.) package refrigerated sugar cookie dough
Ready-to-spread vanilla frosting
Red and green colored sugars and sprinkles


1. Freeze dough 15 minutes.

2. Roll dough to a 1/4-inch thickness on a floured surface, and cut with a 3-inch Christmas tree-shaped cookie cutter. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets.

3. Bake at 350° according to package directions or until lightly browned. Remove from oven; let cool 1 minute on baking sheets. Remove to wire racks; cool 20 minutes or until completely cool.

4. Frost tops of cookies with ready-to-spread vanilla frosting, and sprinkle with red and green colored sugars and sprinkles.