Stained Glass Cookies

Stained Glass Cookies


"Melted candies surrounded by dough to resemble stained glass windows."


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  • Calories:
  • 58 kcal
  • 3%
  • Fat:
  • 0.6 g
  • < 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 12.3g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 0.7 g
  • 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 2 mg
  • < 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 48 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large mixing bowl, cream butter or margarine, brown sugar and molasses until smooth. Blend in water. Stir together flour, baking soda, salt, and spices. Gradually add flour mixture to creamed mixture; blend well.
  2. Cover and chill for 1 hour.
  3. Cut out paper stars, bells, or other christmas motifs. Trace onto a sheet of aluminum foil.
  4. Roll pieces of dough into ropes about 1/4-inch wide. Outline the designs with ropes of dough. Press ends lightly together.
  5. Separate candies by color. In a blender or food processor, coarsely crush candies. Fill in dough outlines with the candies.
  6. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 4 to 5 minutes or until cookie is set and candy melts. Cool on baking sheet.
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  1. 18 Ratings


I just made cookies like (I used my usual cut-out recipe) this and it took till the 5th tray to get them off the pan. I used tin foil covered with nonstick spray. After I had the cookie on the...

cookies taste fine but how about including a reminder to grease the cookie sheet for those of us that dont bake except on holidays. these cookies are stuck permanently to my nonstick sheets.

These cookies are fabulous! I made them to take to my neighborhood cookie exchange and won first prize! I had made similar cookies about ten years ago, so was thrilled to "rediscover" the reci...