Stained Glass Cookies


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The Art of the Cookie

The Art of the Cookie

By Shelly Kaldunski

Published 2011

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These cookies look luminous when hung where the light can sparkle through them. Avoid making them on a humid or rainy day to ensure that the sugar centers harden properly.



  1. Line 3 baking sheets with parchment paper.
  2. Using smaller cookie cutters, cut a window from each shape. Use a metal spatula to transfer the cookies to the prepared sheets, spacing them 1 inch (2.5 cm) apart. Press the dough scraps together, roll out, and cut out additional shapes. Use a skewer or drinking straw to cut a small hole in the top of each cookie if yo