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5 from 1 vote

Stacked Christmas Tree Cookies

Prep Time25 minutes
Cook Time10 minutes
Total Time35 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Christmas tree sugar cookies, stacked Christmas tree cookies
Calories: 2289kcal


  • stand mixer
  • 3 round cookie cutters in descending sizes
  • frosting piping tool


  • 3 cups flour
  • 2 sticks butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 -1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 can frosting or homeamade icing
  • non-pariels or other candy decorations


  • Cream together sugar, butter, vanilla, and eggs.
  • Blend flour and salt. Add the flour mixture and blend on low spead until incorporated.
  • Wrap dough in plastic wrap and place in refridgerator for at least 2 hours.
  • Roll dough on floured board to 1/8” thick.
  • For each tree, cut all 3 cookie cutter sizes.
  • Bake at 375° for 10 minutes or just golden.
  • Spread frosting along the edges of the round cookies and roll in candy decorations.
  • Assemble trees by placing a dollup of frosting in the center of the largest cookie shape, topping with medium size cookie shape, adding another dollup of frosting in the center of that cookie, and completing the tree tower with the smalles cookie shape.
  • Finish cookies by adding frosting and more candy decorations.


Calories: 2289kcal | Carbohydrates: 488g | Protein: 50g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 327mg | Sodium: 2475mg | Potassium: 523mg | Fiber: 10g | Sugar: 202g | Vitamin A: 475IU | Calcium: 106mg | Iron: 19mg