Glass Snowflake Cookies


Glass Snowflake Cookies

Submitted by: Jenny Lenz, McDonough Power Cooperative
Servings 4 dozen
Calories 162kcal


  • 1/2 cup butter room temperature
  • 2 cups white sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 5 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 30 assorted hard candies divided by color and crushed


  • Cream butter and sugar.
  • Add eggs and vanilla and blend well.
  • Blend in flour, baking powder and salt. 
  • Chill dough for at least 1 hour or overnight.
  • Crush candies in color groups and set aside until ready to bake.
  • Preheat oven to 350 F.
  • Dust the work surface with flour and roll out the dough to desired thickness. Cut out cookies using a snowflake cookie cutter and use a small circular cutter to cut out the center of the snowflake.
  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and place cookies 1 inch apart. Fill the centers with crushed candy.
  • Bake at 350 for 8 to 10 minutes.
  • Let the cookies cool completely before removing them from the pan as the candies need to harden.
  • Once cooled, pipe the edge of the snowflake with frosting and let dry.


Nutrition information: 162 calories; 4.3g fat; 57g salt; 29g carbohydrates; 1.8g protein.