Colorful cookies to cut out

Baking colorful cookies is great fun for children. The dough can be spiced up with glaze and sprinkles and tastes even better for the little ones.

Colorful cookies are the classic in Christmas baking. The fun begins when the first cookies come out of the oven and can be decorated to your heart’s content. We have put together some tips for decorating cookies in our practical tips for you.

Ingredients for colored cookies:

200g butter
180g sugar
1 packet of vanilla sugar
300g flour
50g cornstarch 1 teaspoon
egg yolk
1 tablespoon cream
Any decoration


  • Beat the butter until fluffy. Add sugar and vanilla sugar by the spoonful and stir until creamy.
  • Add the flour, cornstarch and baking powder and work everything into a smooth dough. Then chill for about 2 hours and then roll out on a floured work surface.
  • Now cut out different cookies and place them on a baking sheet lined with baking parchment.
  • Whisk together the egg yolk and cream, spread over the cookies and decorate as desired.
  • Bake in a preheated oven at 175 degrees for about 15 minutes.

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