Homemade Star Cookies Recipe

Homemade Star Cookies Recipe. A fun and festive star cookie treat, perfect for summer picnics, Independence Day celebrations and more! This delicious vanilla dough and accompanying vanilla frosting recipe will have your friends and family gobbling up these tasty Homemade Star Cookies!





Homemade Star Cookies Recipe

A fun and festive star cookie treat, perfect for summer picnics, Independence Day celebrations and more! This delicious vanilla dough and accompanying vanilla frosting recipe will have your friends and family gobbling up these tasty Homemade Star Cookies!

Prep Time: 30 Minutes
Cook Time: 10 Minutes

Cookie Ingredients:

1 cup Unsalted Butter, softened
1½ cups Sugar
1 Egg
1 TBSP Vanilla Extract
2¼ cups All Purpose Flour
½ tsp Baking Powder
½ tsp Salt

Frosting Ingredients:

½ Cup Butter, softened
2oz Cream Cheese, softened
1 tsp Vanilla Extract
2½ cups Confectioners Sugar
3 TBSP Red, White and Blue Sprinkle Mix

Directions:

• Preheat oven to 350°.
• Line baking sheets with parchment paper; set aside.
• Using a stand mixer, beat together unsalted butter and sugar.
• Mix in egg and vanilla; beat well.
• Gradually add in flour, baking powder, and salt; mix until a thick dough is formed.
• Roll out dough on a flat, floured surface a rolling pin.
• Use a star cookie-cutter to cut out star shapes by pressing firmly into the dough.
• Transfer star cut outs to the parchment lined cookie sheet.
• Bake at 350° 8 to 10 minutes or until edges are slightly golden.
• Remove cookies from oven, transfer to a wire baking rack. Allow cookies to cool completely.
• Use your smaller star cookie cutter to make an indent in your large star cookies.
• To make the frosting:
• Cream together butter and cream cheese.
• Add vanilla extract; mix well.
• Gradually add in confectioners sugar; mix well.
• Using a straight tip, fill piping bag (or disposable decorating bag) with frosting. Trace star indent with frosting, fill in small star with more frosting.
• Top with red, white and blue sprinkles.
• Allow frosting to dry before serving.

• Makes 36 Star Cookies

Homemade Star Cookies Recipe. A fun and festive star cookie treat, perfect for summer picnics, Independence Day celebrations and more! This delicious vanilla dough and accompanying vanilla frosting recipe will have your friends and family gobbling up these tasty Homemade Star Cookies!


Homemade Star Cookies Recipe Mise en Place:

Parchment Paper
Stand Mixer
Measuring Cup
Measuring Spoons
Spatula
Rolling Pin
Star Cookie Cutters
Piping Bag or Disposable Decorating Bag
Cookie Spatula
Wire Baking Rack

Homemade Star Cookies Recipe Ingredients:

Cookie Ingredients:

• 1 cup Unsalted Butter, softened
• 1½ cups Sugar
• 1 Egg
• 1 TBSP Vanilla Extract
• 2¼ cups All Purpose Flour
• ½ tsp Baking Powder
• ½ tsp Salt

Frosting Ingredients:

• ½ Cup Butter, softened
• 2oz Cream Cheese, softened
• 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
• 2½ cups Confectioners Sugar
• 3 TBSP Red, White and Blue Sprinkle Mix

Homemade Star Cookies Recipe. A fun and festive star cookie treat, perfect for summer picnics, Independence Day celebrations and more! This delicious vanilla dough and accompanying vanilla frosting recipe will have your friends and family gobbling up these tasty Homemade Star Cookies!


Homemade Star Cookies Recipe Directions:

• Preheat oven to 350°.
• Line baking sheets with parchment paper; set aside.
• Using a stand mixer, beat together unsalted butter and sugar,
• Mix in egg and vanilla; beat well.

Homemade Star Cookies Recipe. A fun and festive star cookie treat, perfect for summer picnics, Independence Day celebrations and more! This delicious vanilla dough and accompanying vanilla frosting recipe will have your friends and family gobbling up these tasty Homemade Star Cookies!


• Gradually add in flour, baking powder, and salt; mix until a thick dough is formed.

Homemade Star Cookies Recipe. A fun and festive star cookie treat, perfect for summer picnics, Independence Day celebrations and more! This delicious vanilla dough and accompanying vanilla frosting recipe will have your friends and family gobbling up these tasty Homemade Star Cookies!


• Roll out dough on a flat, floured surface a rolling pin.

Homemade Star Cookies Recipe. A fun and festive star cookie treat, perfect for summer picnics, Independence Day celebrations and more! This delicious vanilla dough and accompanying vanilla frosting recipe will have your friends and family gobbling up these tasty Homemade Star Cookies!


• Use a star cookie-cutter to cut out star shapes by pressing firmly into the dough.
• Transfer star cut outs to the parchment lined cookie sheet.
• Bake at 350° 8 to 10 minutes or until edges are slightly golden.
• Remove cookies from oven, transfer to a wire baking rack. Allow cookies to cool completely.

Homemade Star Cookies Recipe. A fun and festive star cookie treat, perfect for summer picnics, Independence Day celebrations and more! This delicious vanilla dough and accompanying vanilla frosting recipe will have your friends and family gobbling up these tasty Homemade Star Cookies!


• Use your smaller star cookie cutter to make an indent in your large star cookies.

Homemade Star Cookies Recipe. A fun and festive star cookie treat, perfect for summer picnics, Independence Day celebrations and more! This delicious vanilla dough and accompanying vanilla frosting recipe will have your friends and family gobbling up these tasty Homemade Star Cookies!


• To make the frosting:
• Cream together butter and cream cheese.
• Add vanilla extract; mix well.
• Gradually add in confectioners sugar; mix well.

Homemade Star Cookies Recipe. A fun and festive star cookie treat, perfect for summer picnics, Independence Day celebrations and more! This delicious vanilla dough and accompanying vanilla frosting recipe will have your friends and family gobbling up these tasty Homemade Star Cookies!


Homemade Star Cookies Recipe. A fun and festive star cookie treat, perfect for summer picnics, Independence Day celebrations and more! This delicious vanilla dough and accompanying vanilla frosting recipe will have your friends and family gobbling up these tasty Homemade Star Cookies!


• Using a straight tip, fill piping bag or disposable decorating bag with frosting. Trace star indent with frosting, fill in small star with more frosting.

Homemade Star Cookies Recipe. A fun and festive star cookie treat, perfect for summer picnics, Independence Day celebrations and more! This delicious vanilla dough and accompanying vanilla frosting recipe will have your friends and family gobbling up these tasty Homemade Star Cookies!


• Top with red, white and blue sprinkles.
• Allow frosting to dry before serving.

Homemade Star Cookies Recipe. A fun and festive star cookie treat, perfect for summer picnics, Independence Day celebrations and more! This delicious vanilla dough and accompanying vanilla frosting recipe will have your friends and family gobbling up these tasty Homemade Star Cookies!


• Makes 36 Star Cookies

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Comments

  1. Freakin yum Ann!! I hate, hate, I say hate cutouts, but I think I might just try these w/ my granddaughter. It will be a race as to who will eat the frosting first!! Will pin when I get home! ♥

    • I bet that little lovely (soooooo adorable!) will love these, Didi!!

      We missed you this past weekend. Talks are in the works for another drinkin… er, working get together this summer!

      Ann

  2. Looks like you’re getting a jump on 4th July fun! These are so cute!

  3. These look like such a fun treat! I’m thinking they would be great for memorial day as well. 🙂

  4. These are so stinkin adorable!!

  5. These are too cute and perfect for memorial day or fourth of july! Thanks for linking up with Delicious Dishes Recipe Link Party!

  6. Great recipe! Will be making these for the Fourth! #HomeMattersParty

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