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Sugar Cookie Stars

Sugar Cookie Stars
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Makes 36 cookies| Hands-On Time: | Total Time:


  • 1 18-ounce tube sugar cookie dough (such as Pillsbury)
  • flour for the work surface
  • 3/4 to 1 cup jam (any flavor)


  1. Heat oven to 350° F.
  2. Cut the dough crosswise into 2 portions; refrigerate 1 portion. Roll the other one on a floured surface to 1/8 inch thick. Using a small (preferably 2-inch) star-shaped cookie cutter, cut the dough into cookies. Repeat with the remaining dough.
  3. Bake until golden around the edges, 10 to 12 minutes. Transfer to a wire rack to cool. Repeat with the remaining dough, rerolling the scraps.
  4. Turn half the cookies upside down and spread with about 1/2 teaspoon of jam each. Sandwich with the remaining cookies.
December, 2005

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 83Calories From Fat 32%
  • Calcium 13mg
  • Carbohydrate 14g
  • Cholesterol 4mg
  • Fat 3g
  • Fiber 0g
  • Iron 0mg
  • Protein 1mg
  • Sat Fat 1g
  • Sodium 62mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

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