‘Coloured glass’ soetkoekie tutorial

Add some Christmas flair to your cookies with this charming touch – make your soetkoekies look like stained glass. See our step-by-step picture tutorial on how to do it. 

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These Christmas trees are easy – and delicious – to pull together, but with a little creative flair you can really make them shine. Follow our picture tutorial to make these stained glass soetkoekies.

1.Roll out your dough between two sheets of clingwrap.

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Roll out your refrigerated soetkoekie dough between two sheets of clingwrap

2. Stamp out your cookie shape with a cookie cutter, and carefully prie them from the dough before placing them on a prepared baking sheet.

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3. Using a smaller cookie cutter, carefully take out a central star mirroring the shape of the bigger cookie.

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4. In the meanwhile, crush some Sparkles or plain sugar glass sweets, in a variety of colours, and place in a bowl.

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Using a rolling pin, smash them in their wrappers.

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5. Carefully place your smashed sweets within the hole left in your cookie, being careful not to overcrowd it so they don’t run over.

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6. Bake as per your recipe instructions, and wait to cool. You now have stained glass soetkoekies!

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