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    Winter Birch Tree Cookies

    Source of Recipe


    Recipe Introduction

    See photo of cookies: With a slight cinnamon flavor, these logs are perfect for dunking in your favorite hot beverage or sharing with a loved one.

    List of Ingredients

    3/4 cup sugar
    1/2 cup butter, softened
    1 tablespoon milk
    2 teaspoons vanilla
    1 egg
    2 cups Pillsbury BEST All Purpose Flour
    1 teaspoon baking powder
    1 teaspoon cinnamon
    1 package (12 oz) vanilla-flavored candy coating or almond bark, melted
    2 ounces bittersweet chocolate, melted


    Heat oven to 400 degrees. Grease cookie sheets. In large bowl, combine sugar and butter; beat until well blended. Add milk, vanilla and egg; beat well. Lightly spoon flour into measuring cup; level off.

    Add flour, baking powder and cinnamon; mix well. Shape dough into 1-inch balls. On lightly floured surface, roll balls into logs, 6 inches long. Place on greased cookie sheets.

    Bake at 400 degrees F. for 5 to 8 minutes or until light golden brown. Immediately remove from cookie sheets. Cool completely. Place melted candy coating in pie pan. Dip logs into candy coating; place on waxed paper to cool. Drizzle melted bittersweet chocolate over logs to resemble birch trees.




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