Snowflake Cookies

Snowflake Cookies


"This is my mom's Christmas cookie recipe that the kids and I have made for years. Great fun to make and decorate."


1 h 40 m servings 409 cals
Serving size has been adjusted!

Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 409 kcal
  • 20%
  • Fat:
  • 18.7 g
  • 29%
  • Carbs:
  • 54.9g
  • 18%
  • Protein:
  • 5.6 g
  • 11%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 46 mg
  • 16%
  • Sodium:
  • 309 mg
  • 12%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

On Sale

What's on sale near you.


  • Prep

  • Cook

  • Ready In

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (205 degrees C).
  2. In a large bowl, cream the shortening with the sugar. Add the eggs and vanilla and mix well. Sift the flour and salt into the creamed mixture and stir in gradually. Chill dough for at least one hour.
  3. Roll the chilled dough out to 1/8 inch thick and cut into desired shapes. Bake on an ungreased baking sheet for 6 to 8 minutes. Allow cookies to cool before decorating.
  • profile image

Your rating



  1. 11 Ratings


I don't rate it unless it's five stars and this IS five stars! This is sugar cookie and so easy to make no tweaking required! This is my first time making these and I love that it is so esay to ...

This is the same cut out cookie recipe that I have used for several years. It is easy to make and wonderful for elaborate decorations. This is one that I use each Christmas for the cookie basket...

These are okay. The dough was great for cutouts. 1/8 inch thick though seemed a bit thin and we had trouble getting them on the cookie sheet. We rolled the next ones a little thicker about 1/4 i...

GOOD! My intentions were to make these cookies as snow flakes. I had my cookie cutters all set but the dough would not roll. I had placed it in the refrigerator in the morning and this was ev...

tasted like sugared play-doh, difficult to work with as well

it was alrite, added peanutbutter cause i wanted to.... tasted pretty good... a tad too sugary, but alrite.

These are very good! My whole family loved them!:-)

It is very delicious.

I don't normally rate a page but this is by far the best one I have tried ,,, and I have tried many,,, very easy, taste great, perfect, would not change a thing but I only had butter flavor Cris...