Christmas Tree Cookies

The entire family can help cut and decorate these pretty cookies, made with the goodness of Island Farms.

4.00 avg. rating (75% score) - 2 votes
  • Recipe Type
  • Prep Time
    1-2 hours
  • Cook Time
    10-15 minutes
  • Amount


  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup New Natrel butter
  • 2 beaten eggs
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 cup Island Farms sour cream
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 3 - 4 cups white flour
  • Christmas tree cookie cutters or your favourite shape
  • Candy, sugar, and/or chocolate sprinkles


  • In a bowl, combine baking powder with flour and set aside.
  • Mix baking soda with sour cream and set aside.
  • Cream butter and sugar; add eggs and beat until fluffy.
  • Add flour mixture and sour cream mixture alternately in small batches until all is well mixed.
  • Chill for 1 to 2 hours.
  • Once chilled, take out the dough and roll to about 6mm (1/4" inch) thick on floured surface.
  • Cut with cookie cutter and place on cookie sheets.
  • Bake at 175°C (350°F) for 10-15 minutes.
TIP: If topping with candy or sugar sprinkles, add before baking. If topping with chocolate sprinkles, add after baking when cookies have cooled slightly.
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