Glass Stained Cookies | Christmas Cookies

Glass stained cookies with step by step pictures.These are so-called because of the glass finished look in the centre of it.The glass effect is by the hard coloured candies which melt in the oven and give the effect as it cools.

Here I have used the cookie dough with egg but you can also make it with egg though there is always a difference in the texture of the cookies with egg and without it.

First bake the cookie for about 8-10 mins then take out, add crushed candies in the middle and bake it again till the candle bubbles.Don't remove the cookie immediately after it is baked, give a resting time of 10-15 mins for the candies to set inside and gives a glass stained effect.

Preparation time: 10 mins
Baking time 12-15 mins
Makes around 10 cookies


  • Flour-1 cup
  • Baking powder-1\2 tsp
  • Margarine-1\2 cup
  • Granulated sugar-1\2 cup
  • Egg-1
  • Vanilla essence-1 tsp
  • Colored hard candies-few


1.Cream margarine and sugar well.

2.Add egg,vanilla essence and mix well.

3.Add sieved flour-baking powder mix to it and mix it up well to make a soft smooth dough.Keep it covers in a refrigerator for some time.

4.Take out the dough, roll it down and cut it shaped with the cookie cutter.Also, make a small circle cut in the centre using any small bottle cap.

5.Bake the cookies in a pre-heated oven for 8-10 mins at 180 deg C.Meanwhile crush few coloured candies and keep ready.

6.After 10mins take out the cookies and fill the centre part with the crushed candies.

7.Bake it again for 5-7mins or till the candies bubble up.Giving a standing time of 10 mins for the candies to set.

8.It will be well set and your glass stained cookies are ready.

Gift it for the holiday season.


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