Autumn Cookie Wreath Recipe!

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Hey guys!

Over the weekend my mom and I decided to do some baking in preparation for Thanksgiving next weekend(for Canadians). I remember my mom making a cookie wreath when I was kid and loved it, I’ve been meaning to make one myself for a few years now but just never got around to it. This weekend I didn’t have much planned so it seemed like the perfect time to try it out!

 

Sugar Cookie Recipe: 

**This recipe makes two batches for a full wreath**

1 cup Butter

2 cup White Sugar

2 Egg

2 1/2 teaspoon Vanilla

2 tablespoon Milk

4 cups Flour

3 teaspoon Baking Powder

1/2 teaspoon Salt

Bake at 350*

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Instructions:

  • Start off by pre-heating your oven to 350*
  • Mix all of your dry ingredients in a bowl and then go ahead and add your wet ingredients to the same bowl. Blend well.
  • Once you have your cookie dough, roll into three separate portions. Wrap 2 portions in saran wrap and then put in the fridge to cool for an hour (or until hard).
  • With your left over portion make your acorn cookies. I shaped mine by hand by rolling them into a ball and squishing them flat (photo below). Next I shaped the ‘cap’ of the acorn by pressing in on the sides of my flattened ball and then added a little stem and hash marks.
  • Brush cinnamon over the ‘cap’ of the acorn to give it some colour.

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  • Bake acorn cookies at 350* for 8 minutes or until desired (I like my cookies soft and chewy)
  • Next take your refrigerated dough portions from the fridge and roll flat. Cut out your leaf shaped cookies and lay on a baking sheet.
  • Bake at 350* for 7/8 minutes or until desired
  • Take some of your cookie dough scraps and roll into little balls and slightly flatten(to make berries) . Bake for 4 minutes.
  • Once all your cookies have been baked, let them cool in preparation for making the wreath!

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The best part – Time to assemble your wreath!

This can be done any way you want, I chose not to put any icing on my cookies because I didn’t think they needed it. I liked the way the neutral tones looked with the subtle hints of brown from the acorns and berries. I flipped my ‘berry’ cookies over to show the browned side as a contrast throughout!

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Thanks for stopping by!

 

 

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