Persian food, Persian Recipes, Aashpazi
 Christmas Cookies Recipe


1 1/3 Cup All Purpose Flour 1/2 Cup (4 oz / 113g) Unsalted Butter 1/3 Cup (2.5 oz / 70g) Sugar 1/4 Cup (1 oz / 28g) Confectioners Sugar 1 Egg 1/4 Tsp Ground Nutmeg 1/2 Tsp Vanilla Extract 1/4 Tsp Baking Powder 1/4 Tsp Salt Icing PREPARATIONS: None. DIRECTIONS: 1- Combine butter, sugar and confectioners sugar while whisking. 2- Stir in vanilla extract and an egg and whisk until well combined. 3- Stir in ground nutmeg and transfer the mixture to a larger bowl if needed. 4- In a separate container, combine flour, baking powder, and salt. stir until well mixed. 5- While whisking, gradually whisk in the flour mixture to the egg mixture. Match your dough with the one in the video (Adjust flour if needed). 6- Transfer the dough over a floured plastic wrap and cover the dough by wrapping the plastic over the dough. 7- Keep the dough in a refrigerator for two hours. 8- Roll out the dough to an inch deep. 9- Using cookie cutter of your choice, Cut out the dough and place in a cookie pan covered by parchment paper. 10- Place the cookies in a refrigerator for an additional 15 minutes. 11- Preheat over to 325º F (163º C), Bake the cookies for 15 minutes. 12- Remove the cookies from oven and set aside to cool down for 20 minutes or so. 13- Decorate the cookies with icing of your choice.



Christmas Cookies are a fine decoration piece during the holidays. They are simple and easy to make. It's the icing part which makes it both fun and time consuming. Depending on the icings you use, one serving of Christmas cookie (3.5 oz, 100g) has about 430 calories (202 calories from fat), 22.4g total fat (13.1g saturated fat), 87mg cholesterol, 294mg sodium, 88mg potassium, 53g total carbohydrates (1g dietary fiber, 20.7g sugar). Christmas cookies are high in sugar.

nutritional facts

Serving Size 100g
Amount Per Serving
Calories 430  Calories from fat 202
Daily Value*
Total Fat 22.4g35%
Saturated Fat 13.1g  66%
Cholesterol 87mg29%
Sodium 294mg12%
Potassium 88mg3%
Total Carbohydrates 53.0g18%
Dietary Fiber 1.0g  4% Sugars 20.7g
Protein 5.1g

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